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“Poets must snatch out of time the passionate transitory” – Patrick Kavanagh

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“The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power. -Toni Morrison ”

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Freddy’s Revenge - Richard Osmond
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'pizzazz, wit and - astonishing at his age - both technical assurance and a genuinely integrated humanity' -- Fiona Sampson

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

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A haunting music full of subtlety of thought and religious echoes. -- Charles Bainbridge, The Guardian

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Richard Price retains an individual voice in which intense feelings of love, or dislocation, are packing into often short, complex lyrics -- Carol Ann Duffy

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All books are merely delayed dust. - George Elliott Clarke

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if the body is a great creation why wait / indoors with it?

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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

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Celebratory, mournful, critical and tender - Poetry London

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