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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. 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