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“Olds writes “poetry more faithful to the felt truth of reality than any prose could be.” – Richard Wakefield.

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Jane Weir

B. 1963

6 poems available

I was a long bodice partly sewn to a skirt, a hem picking / up everything

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5 poems available

Strands of autobiography, a deeply sensuous ecology of place, historical narratives; the inner world of imagination and the often difficult realities of the postcolonial nation are interwoven in McWatt's bold but carefully worked out architecture. Peepal Tree

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5 poems available

Who wants to know / a story's end, or where a road will go? - Sheenagh Pugh, 'What If This Road'

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3 poems available

Our response to the world is essentially one of wonder, of confronting the mysterious with a sense, not of being small, or insignificant, but of being part of a rich and complex narrative. From 'Strong Words', John Burnside

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10 poems available

My poems are the product of a relationship between a side of my mind which is conscious, alert, educated and manipulative, and a side which is as murky as a primaeval swamp. - Andrew Motion

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Parole - Alan Brownjohn
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Snout of the Mole - Jane Weir
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In the Gallery - Dick Davis
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A Monorhyme for the Shower - Dick Davis
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Sample Arm - Tara Bergin
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Writing on Skin - Catherine Byron
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