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To My Father / To My Future Son - Ocean Vuong
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Someday I’ll Love Ocean Vuong - Ocean Vuong
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Grey Girl - Sharon Olds
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7 poems available

“Olds writes “poetry more faithful to the felt truth of reality than any prose could be.” – Richard Wakefield.

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4 poems available

The Laskey effect...is of suddenly sensing that more meaning is inherent in 'ordinary' moments than we were expecting. - Mark Halliday

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I would have words as tenacious as mules/ to bear us, sure-footed/ up the mountain of night... from 'Elemental' by Edward Baugh

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Pam Ayres

B. 1947

4 poems available

Forget the corny comedian: Pam Ayres is a proper poet, whose wistful, funny, and perceptive verse captures both the joy and unfairness of life. - Sunday Times

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His poems are made from his life with his life; his poems are earned. He dares to be simple. And he is surely among the finest young poets alive. - The American Poetry Review

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13 poems available

A keeper of the artistic estate, a custodian of griefs and wonders - Seamus Heaney

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We were testing the range of the human voice - 'The Shout', Simon Armitage

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...in a good poem the poet disappears. That's what the struggle with language is all about. The point is that in the finished poem you don't lay yourself bare. You create a strongbox of words. - Vicki Feaver

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On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood - Richard Harrison
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