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Citizen One - Roger Robinson
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6 poems available

“I want these poems to help people to practise empathy”

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Investing in Mannequins - Holly Hopkins
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Trump As Mouse - Flora de Falbe
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2 poems available

"One of our most promising young talents, Jay Bernard writes powerful and sensuous scenes from the metropolis: a teenager flies like a moth, a woman with scissors sings bees. Disturbing, joyous and always surprising.” – Pascale Petit.

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Aubade with Burning City - Ocean Vuong
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Amaryllis Ode - 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.

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5 poems available

A tune that one has once heard and liked [that] seems to haunt the mind and will not be dismissed until entirely mastered.

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6 poems available

These hands have Moulded monuments, created crafts, healed hearts. Khosi Xaba, from 'These Hands'

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

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I understood that my words could be used as a weapon. James Matthews

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