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He has created over the last twenty years a poetry of great tenderness in praise of the farming landscape and its human keepers. -- Les Murray
B. 1912 D. 2003
F. T. Prince ranks with Auden and Spender as one of the major English poets of his generation. -- John Ashbery
What thou lovest well remains, / the rest is dross / What thou lov'st well shall not be reft from thee / What thou lov'st well is thy true heritage -- Ezra Pound, Canto LXXXI
There's something in me that insists it sings / Freely, for nothing, the lovely, lonely art / Called poetry, an art you understand. (from 'Venezuela' by Douglas Dunn)
'here I am, on the edge of animation, / a dream, a dance, a fantastic construction'. Moniza Alvi