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B. 1774 D. 1843
Why that I cannot tell, said he, "But 'twas a famous victory." - Robert Southey, 'After Blenheim'
B. 1935 D. 2014
The best reading of a poem involves a simultaneous engagement of the eye and ear.
Who wants to know / a story's end, or where a road will go? - Sheenagh Pugh, 'What If This Road'
B. 1926 D. 2014
I travelled, however, mainly to find places to come to rest in, places to write in, oases.
Things change, become home and we must leave them - Lavinia Greenlaw, 'Guidebooks to the Alhambra'
In my poetry I give primacy to the breath. For me it is the way the poem breathes that gives it form. - Penelope Shuttle
B. 1930 D. 2019
People do seem to need poetry; it makes our ordinary life feel richer. - Elaine Feinstein
B. 1924 D. 2007
...as both poet and translator he has succeeded over many decades in placing the best silences in the best order. - Dennis O'Driscoll