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by Tiffany Anne Tondut

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8 poems available

A poem is not its words, but the ringing it leaves behind.

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Alasdair Gray

B. 1934 D. 2019

9 poems available

Work as if you live in the early days of a better world -- Alasdair Gray via Dennis Lee

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4 poems available

To soothe you / I ran back down to take a photo: / it's a splendid one of the horse / but you're only a hurrahing speck

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Laurence Lerner

B. 1925 D. 2016

6 poems available

His poems are meant for everyone ... A genuinely popular poet, who deserves to be better known. - Peter Porter

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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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Tom Leonard

B. 1944 D. 2018

8 poems available

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

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4 poems available

Joyous, brilliant and moving -- Costa Prize judges

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5 poems available

A poet confident in her mastery of the medium -- J.M. Coetzee

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4 poems available

Wheatley's is a poetry of displacement, uncertainty and sheer possibility ... Stimulating, resourceful and often very funny - The Guardian

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7 poems available

'the sky is a reservoir of wrong-headed questions'. Jack Underwood

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7 poems available

She has the comic's knack of placing a lot of weight on thin-shouldered words, words blurred by common currency which are suddenly brought into sharp focus and don't really want to be. Beyond the laughs there's great poignancy - Observer

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