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8 poems available

'here I am, on the edge of animation, / a dream, a dance, a fantastic construction'. Moniza Alvi

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Alexander Pope

B. 1688 D. 1744

3 poems available

And die of nothing but a rage to live

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Anna Laetitia Barbauld

B. 1743 D. 1825

2 poems available

Woman! too long degraded, scorned, opprest; / O born to rule in partial Law's despite, / Resume thy native empire o'er the breast! ? Anna Laetitia Barbauld, 'The Rights of Women'

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Christina Rossetti

B. 1830 D. 1894

6 poems available

Silence is more musical than any song. Christina Rossetti

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George Herbert

B. 1593 D. 1633

4 poems available

Good words are worth much, and cost little.

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John Agard

B. 1949

4 poems available

His poems are direct and arresting, playful, full of startling imagery, and are hilarious, passionate and erotic as often as they are political - often managing to be all these things at once - Maura Dooley

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12 poems available

An engraver in short, sharp slashes that go deep. Andrew Salkey

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Alfred Tennyson

B. 1809 D. 1892

8 poems available

Let the great world spin forever down the ringing grooves of change. - 'Locksley Hall', Alfred Tennyson

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10 poems available

I've always been concerned to get into [my poetry] the details of daily living which portray - or betray - human strengths and weaknesses and oddities. - Alan Brownjohn

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Punk with Dulcimer - Anna Crowe
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Kaspar Hauser - Clive Wilmer
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