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The mock turtle is all things to all men’ - Adham Smart
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Why I Google myself’ - Adham Smart
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And all I do is eat’ - Adham Smart
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The Door - Andrew Wynn Owen
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Francesca Woodman - Phoebe Stuckes
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Ode to the Hymen - Sharon Olds
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"This is sanity speaking, with a mask of tragedy pulled up from its face. This is a stunning poet arguing with the failing authority of her culture, the whole Silk Road curled up and hissing by her feet." Valzhyna Mort

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Yaa de Villiers' silence-smashing poems (in this manner reminiscent of Carol Ann Duffy's The World's Wife) are sensitive, unafraid to be erotic, sometimes tragic, and always irreverent - Tolu Ogunlesi, Wasafiri magazine

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Dense yet taut poems, grounded in an everyday enriched by an intelligent, idiosyncratic awareness -- Carrie Etter

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Helen Mort

B. 1985

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I'm drawn to what you might think of as traditional lyric poetry; it's an enduring, effective, powerful means of expression.

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The opposite of the octopus's disappearing trick: the poem creates a cloud of ink in order to appear behind it (rather to its own surprise).

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In the face of loss - human, natural, temporal - McQueen finds salvation in language. Often her work is about artistic endeavour itself: the desire to freeze time, the realisation that this is impossible - Sarah Quigley

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