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William Cowper

B. 1731 D. 1800

1 poem available

Here lies, whom hound did ne'er pursue, nor swifter greyhound follow, whose foot ne'er tainted morning dew, nor ear heard huntsman's halloo'. - William Cowper 'Epitaph on a hare'

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John Keats

B. 1795 D. 1821

6 poems available

The poetry of the earth is never dead. John Keats

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Robert Frost

B. 1874 D. 1963

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost

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Gerard Manley Hopkins

B. 1844 D. 1889

5 poems available

A great work by an Englishman is like a great battle won by England. It is an unfading bay tree. Gerard Manley Hopkins

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Sylvia Plath

B. 1932 D. 1963

The blood jet is poetry,/ There is no stopping it. - 'Kindness', Sylvia Plath (written 1st February 1963)

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Philip Larkin

B. 1922 D. 1985

3 poems available

I'd like to think...that people in pubs would talk about my poems. - Larkin to his publisher

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Fox - D. M. Thomas
The Mighty Dead

I Am

Read by Paul Farley

I Am - John Clare - Read by Paul Farley
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Reflections on the Beast - Gary Langford
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Why the Minotaur is always sad - Peter Boyle
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The Dog Stoltz - August Kleinzahler
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A Sunset of the City - Gwendolyn Brooks
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