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Citizen One - Roger Robinson
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Day Moon - Roger Robinson
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“I want these poems to help people to practise empathy”

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Surge 3 - Jay Bernard
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"One of our most promising young talents, Jay Bernard writes powerful and sensuous scenes from the metropolis: a teenager flies like a moth, a woman with scissors sings bees. Disturbing, joyous and always surprising.” – Pascale Petit.

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Race Riot, Tulsa, 1921 - Sharon Olds
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These hands have Moulded monuments, created crafts, healed hearts. Khosi Xaba, from 'These Hands'

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All books are merely delayed dust. - George Elliott Clarke

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'here I am, on the edge of animation, / a dream, a dance, a fantastic construction'. Moniza Alvi

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I understood that my words could be used as a weapon. James Matthews

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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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His keen observation invokes an expanded cognition and a braver engagement with one's personhood. -- Liesl Jobson

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