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“Olds writes “poetry more faithful to the felt truth of reality than any prose could be.” – Richard Wakefield.
Choman Hardi answers questions on her Kurdish background and the influence this has on her poetry and painting.
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
B. 1844 D. 1889
A great work by an Englishman is like a great battle won by England. It is an unfading bay tree. Gerard Manley Hopkins
B. 1908 D. 1963
In a dark time the eye begins to see - 'In a Dark Time', Theodore Roethke
I would say that the poem exists in a space somewhere between the reader and the author, and in a sense belongs to neither, and both. - Don Paterson
B. 1892 D. 1978
I'll hae nae hauf-way hoose, but aye be whaur/Extremes meet. - Hugh MacDiarmid