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Grey Girl - Sharon Olds
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Amaryllis Ode - Sharon Olds
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The Connoisseuse of Slugs - Sharon Olds
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7 poems available

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

Interview

Choman Hardi answers questions on her Kurdish background and the influence this has on her poetry and painting.

Poet

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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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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WS Merwin

B. 1927 D. 2019

4 poems available

Poetry's about what can't be said. WS Merwin

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Theodore Roethke

B. 1908 D. 1963

In a dark time the eye begins to see - 'In a Dark Time', Theodore Roethke

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5 poems available

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

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Hugh MacDiarmid

B. 1892 D. 1978

1 poem available

I'll hae nae hauf-way hoose, but aye be whaur/Extremes meet. - Hugh MacDiarmid

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This Poem is Alive Because it is Unfinished - Richard Harrison
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