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To My Dear and Living Husband - Anne Bradstreet - Read by Helen Mirren
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6 poems available

'this spiral / of making while unmaking while / the world goes round' -- Mary Jo Salter, 'Young Girl Peeling Apples'

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Mary Leapor

B. 1722 D. 1746

1 poem available

With walking sick, with curtseys lame, and frighted by the scolding dame, poor Mira once again is seen within the bounds of Goslin-Green. - Mary Leapor 'The Visit'

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4 poems available

Poetry is the most elemental of the written arts.

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Edmund Spenser

B. 1553 D. 1599

3 poems available

So oft as I her beauty do behold. - Edmund Spenser 'Amoretti LV'

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Anne Bradstreet

B. 1612 D. 1672

4 poems available

All things within this fading world hath end. ('Before the Birth of One of Her Children')

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2 poems available

'No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.' Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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6 poems available

Each sharp star speaks of something long gone - 'Cactus', Siobhan Harvey

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As activities, writing poetry and climbing have few connections, apart from a heightened sense of being and awareness, of being fully engaged. Andrew Greig

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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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Hampton is an open-minded writer, with the uncertainties and hesitations of the true seeker. - Stephen Lawrence

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I don't want to write poems that aren't necessary. - Maxine Kumin

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