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Gavin Ewart

B. 1916 D. 1995

8 poems available

The most remarkable phenomenon of the English poetic scene ... has been the advent, or perhaps I should say the irruption, of Gavin Ewart - Philip Larkin.

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Wilfred Owen

B. 1893 D. 1918

4 poems available

My subject is War and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. Wilfred Owen

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Janet Frame

B. 1924 D. 2004

5 poems available

Poetry is attendance upon the world - Janet Frame

Poet

5 poems available

Some of the most turbulent moments in life through a sharp, clear lens. Maura Dooley

Poet

4 poems available

Good writing gives energy, whatever it is about. But the fact that writers are dealing with essential issues...I think that's a necessary integration of literary writing with what's actually going on in our world. - Marilyn Hacker

Poet

4 poems available

I am a poet who is a woman, not a woman poet. - Ruth Fainlight

Poet

4 poems available

Robert Pinsky has what I think Shakespeare must have had: dexterity combined with worldliness, the magician's dazzling quickness fused with subtle intelligence... - Louise Gluck

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Stevie Smith

B. 1902 D. 1971

2 poems available

All poetry has to do is to make a strong communication. All the poet has to do is listen. The poet is not an important fellow. There will always be another poet. - Stevie Smith

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Allen Ginsberg

B. 1926 D. 1997

I'm a stenographer of my mind. I write down what passes through it, not what goes on around me. I'm a poet. - Allen Ginsberg

The Mighty Dead

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Read by Simon Armitage

The Ballad of Reading Gaol - Oscar Wilde - Read by Simon Armitage
The Mighty Dead

A Blockhead

Read by Jean Sprackland

A Blockhead - Amy Lowell - Read by Jean Sprackland
The Mighty Dead

Fame

Read by Jo Shapcott

Fame - Charlotte Mew - Read by Jo Shapcott
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