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Tom Leonard

B. 1944 D. 2018

8 poems available

He treasures the grain of the speaking voice -- Robert Crawford

Poet

6 poems available

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

Poet

5 poems available

A poet confident in her mastery of the medium -- J.M. Coetzee

Poet

7 poems available

'the sky is a reservoir of wrong-headed questions'. Jack Underwood

Poet

7 poems available

She has the comic's knack of placing a lot of weight on thin-shouldered words, words blurred by common currency which are suddenly brought into sharp focus and don't really want to be. Beyond the laughs there's great poignancy - Observer

Poet

3 poems available

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

Poet

3 poems available

Celebratory, mournful, critical and tender - Poetry London

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Henry Vaughan

B. 1621 D. 1625

2 poems available

Dear beauteous Death! the jewel of the just...

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Lewis Carroll

B. 1832 D. 1898

3 poems available

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Poet

3 poems available

Beautiful Girls is not a book for the faint-hearted: it will survive as testament to poetry's force in overcoming - Chris McCabe

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4 poems available

Haunting, hilarious, exquisitely inventive - Mark Ford

Poet

6 poems available

'Completely original, both very funny and existentially bleak. No-one else is writing poems remotely like these'. Magma

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