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Poem for the Breasts - Sharon Olds
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Amaryllis Ode - Sharon Olds
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Tempest has forged her own voice, unlike anything else in the mainstream poetry world. The Independent

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'Every time I think a new thought I can smell an old one burning.' Emily Berry

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"This is sanity speaking, with a mask of tragedy pulled up from its face. This is a stunning poet arguing with the failing authority of her culture, the whole Silk Road curled up and hissing by her feet." Valzhyna Mort

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7 poems available

She is one of very few poets to be equally probing and technically sophisticated in both languages, intuitively sensitive to the peculiarities of each. Ruth McIlroy, Planet

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'Completely original, both very funny and existentially bleak. No-one else is writing poems remotely like these'. Magma

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I take what the world throws at me, and spin, twist, skim, fly, flip, throw it back - Selima Hill

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Thomas Hardy

B. 1840 D. 1928

7 poems available

Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art. Thomas Hardy

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'A poet of sassy urban heartache, deftness, humour and considerable ingenuity' - Michael Glover

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Pam Ayres

B. 1947

4 poems available

Forget the corny comedian: Pam Ayres is a proper poet, whose wistful, funny, and perceptive verse captures both the joy and unfairness of life. - Sunday Times

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The furthest distances I've travelled/ have been those between people. Leontia Flynn

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