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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
B. 1932 D. 1963
The blood jet is poetry,/ There is no stopping it. - 'Kindness', Sylvia Plath (written 1st February 1963)
A keeper of the artistic estate, a custodian of griefs and wonders - Seamus Heaney