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We are born to bring light / To honour the blessing of each moment / The gift of every life - Malika Ndlovu
Reid is a poet who lives on in the mind, becomes part of one's inner vocabulary. In every poetic generation that are not more than one or two like that. - The Poetry Review
I believe that in all diverse forms of artistic expression across all countries, there are some sensitivities in common. Esther Phillips
B. 1840 D. 1928
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art. Thomas Hardy
Linda Gregg brings us back to poetry...She is original and mysterious, one of the best poets in America. Gerald Stern
B. 1926 D. 2014
I travelled, however, mainly to find places to come to rest in, places to write in, oases.
B. 1911 D. 1979
All her poems have written underneath - 'I have seen it.' - Randall Jarrell
I suppose what I really like is to set up a system which looks wonderfully secure when you first encounter it on the page, but within the framework there are crazy things which tip the reader off-balance. - Bill Manhire