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Not poems of investigation, but poems of indignation ... Marsh finds self-fulfillment in the act of speaking for the Pacific culture and its inhabitants - Poetry Salzburg Review

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Syntactically complex, discursive, lyrically rich, yet threaded through with a demotic swagger - Gerard Woodward

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7 poems available

Dorothea Smartt reveals a poetic intelligence and maturity of form and content which definitely locates her among the best of her generation of poets. - Carol Boyce Davies

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Janet Frame

B. 1924 D. 2004

5 poems available

Poetry is attendance upon the world - Janet Frame

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We are drawn to edges, to our own/parapets and sea-walls: - 'Apart', Robin Robertson

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William Empson

B. 1906 D. 1984

It is this deep blankness is the real thing strange./The more things happen to you the more you can't/Tell or remember even what they were. - 'Let it Go', William Empson

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Informed by a sense of grace, of transcendence... the pieces are grounded in detail, beautifully expressed, subtly luminous. - The Guardian

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If there is a unifying principle in his later work, it is expressed in a combination of plainness of utterance with a strong sense of poetry as a public and political art. - Sean O'Brien

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from Masks: (i) Libation: (i) Prelude - Kamau Brathwaite
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Miles Davis - Hone Tuwhare
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