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“Olds writes “poetry more faithful to the felt truth of reality than any prose could be.” – Richard Wakefield.
B. 1916 D. 1990
A little nonsense, now and then, is relished by the wisest men. - 'Charlie & the Chocolate Factory', Roald Dahl
B. 1930 D. 1998
Poetry is the voice of spirit and imagination and all that is potential, as well as of the healing benevolence that used to be the privilege of the gods. - Ted Hughes
B. 1920 D. 2010
the most dynamic, brilliant, free-wheeling poet around, endlessly accessible and inventive - The Scotsman
B. 1929 D. 2012
If you think you can grasp me, think again - Adrienne Rich, from 'Delta'