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“She is a black statue in a whitewashed wooden chair, a dilapidated board house, sitting still till dusk spreads her silk petticoat across the sagging sky and bats swarm into the evening’s canvas.”
B. 1930 D. 2017
“What's poetry, if it's worth its salt, / but a phrase men can pass from hand to mouth?”
"The experiment of poetry, as far as I am concerned, happens when the poem carries you beyond where you could reasonably have expected to go." - Seamus Heaney
"Tempest has forged their own voice, unlike anything else in the mainstream poetry world." - The Independent
B. 1809 D. 1849
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream. - A Dream Within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe
Never stop looking at the world. Or wondering at it. You will never run out of words.
We are born to bring light / To honour the blessing of each moment / The gift of every life - Malika Ndlovu
'Every time I think a new thought I can smell an old one burning.' Emily Berry