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These fine poems, written at different times and from a variety of perspectives, all look hard at the landscapes they enshrine. In doing so, they achieve (at least) two things at the same time. They honour the facts they preserve;…

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Ted Hughes

B. 1930 D. 1998

3 poems available

Poetry is the voice of spirit and imagination and all that is potential, as well as of the healing benevolence that used to be the privilege of the gods. - Ted Hughes

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18 poems available

...if poetry is a method of approaching truths, and each of us with a human soul and 'a tongue in oor heids' can make an approach toward a truth, poetry is inherently democratic. - Kathleen Jamie

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Jenny Joseph

B. 1932 D. 2018

4 poems available

Why are we frightened of the word for love? - 'Language teaching: naming', Jenny Joseph

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Sestina: April - George Elliott Clarke
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Light Show at the Botanics - Christine De Luca
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The Dipper - Kathleen Jamie
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Absolute September - Mary Jo Salter
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The Way In - David Morley
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from Fresh Water – Port Meadow – Dragonflies - David Morley
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Summer - Makhosazana Xaba
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A Winter Elegy - Alan Brownjohn
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