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"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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Poem for the Breasts - Sharon Olds
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The Connoisseuse of Slugs - Sharon Olds
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Ode to the Hymen - Sharon Olds
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8 poems available

How perilous is it to choose / not to love the life we're shown? -- 'The Badgers,' Seamus Heaney

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4 poems available

Yaa de Villiers' silence-smashing poems (in this manner reminiscent of Carol Ann Duffy's The World's Wife) are sensitive, unafraid to be erotic, sometimes tragic, and always irreverent - Tolu Ogunlesi, Wasafiri magazine

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Amy Lowell

B. 1874 D. 1925

1 poem available

Spilt is that liquor, my too hasty hand threw down the cup, and did not understand. - Amy Lowell 'A Blockhead'

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Andrew Marvell

B. 1621 D. 1678

4 poems available

Had we but world enough, and time, / This coyness, lady, were no crime. Andrew Marvell, 'To His Coy Mistress'

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Christina Rossetti

B. 1830 D. 1894

9 poems available

Silence is more musical than any song. Christina Rossetti

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7 poems available

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

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Edgell Rickword

B. 1898 D. 1982

4 poems available

The best English poet between Eliot and Empson. - The Times Literary Supplement

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Laurie Lee

B. 1914 D. 1997

2 poems available

It was a world that I wanted to record because it was such a miracle visitation to me. - Laurie Lee

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