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Sandwiches - Rachel Long
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Swallow Twice - Inua Ellams
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“I myself am bored / of fig leaves, of shames / I did not choose” – from ‘About Ana’

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

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Bergin's perceptions are sharp, her senses of history, community, and relationships deep and acute, and her technical control over language and form is assured and graceful - Tower Poetry

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Walt Whitman

B. 1819 D. 1892

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And my heart, O my soldiers, my veterans, my heart gives you love. - Walt Whitman 'Dirge For Two Veterans'

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Mary Leapor

B. 1722 D. 1746

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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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If death still comes / we'll strike a pose / and hold our breath / until he goes - Kevin Ireland

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Philip Levine

B. 1934 D. 2015

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A large, ironic Whitman of the industrial heartland - Edward Hirsch

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I suppose as I'm explaining myself to others, I'm quintessentially explaining myself to myself. Gerald Stern

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I suppose what I really like is to set up a system which looks wonderfully secure when you first encounter it on the page, but within the framework there are crazy things which tip the reader off-balance. - Bill Manhire

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A keeper of the artistic estate, a custodian of griefs and wonders - Seamus Heaney

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