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6 poems available

“I want these poems to help people to practise empathy”

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Trump As Mouse - Flora de Falbe
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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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These hands have Moulded monuments, created crafts, healed hearts. Khosi Xaba, from 'These Hands'

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Tom Leonard

B. 1944 D. 2018

8 poems available

He treasures the grain of the speaking voice -- Robert Crawford

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Dick Davis

B. 1945

6 poems available

The balance of passion and poise is a constant tension in Davis's work - PN Review

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1 poem available

I understood that my words could be used as a weapon. James Matthews

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2 poems available

I write because my ink must flow like blood. The written must be spoken. Patience Agbabi

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Jane Yeh

B. 1971

4 poems available

Poetry so unsettling, describing worlds so troubling and lonely, is seldom as funny, clever, and downright charming as Jane Yeh's. - Aingeal Clare

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Robert Louis Stevenson

B. 1850 D. 1894

1 poem available

All that was good, all that was fair, all that was me is gone. - Robert Louis Stevenson 'Sing Me A Song of A Lad That Is Gone'

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W. E. B. DuBois

B. 1868 D. 1963

1 poem available

I am the Smoke King. I am black! I am swinging in the sky, I am wringing worlds awry. - W. E. B. DuBois - 'The Song of The Smoke'

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W. H. Davies

B. 1871 D. 1940

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And I could see that child's one eye which seemed to laugh, and say with glee: 'what caused my death you'll never know, perhaps my mother murdered me.' - W.H. Davies - 'The Inquest'

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