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Alasdair Gray

B. 1934 D. 2019

9 poems available

Work as if you live in the early days of a better world -- Alasdair Gray via Dennis Lee

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Laurence Lerner

B. 1925 D. 2016

6 poems available

His poems are meant for everyone ... A genuinely popular poet, who deserves to be better known. - Peter Porter

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6 poems available

'this spiral / of making while unmaking while / the world goes round' -- Mary Jo Salter, 'Young Girl Peeling Apples'

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7 poems available

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

Poet

6 poems available

Reality is where things happen - Michael Jackson

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Philip Levine

B. 1934 D. 2015

5 poems available

A large, ironic Whitman of the industrial heartland - Edward Hirsch

Poet

5 poems available

I write poems to wake myself up, or to preserve a suddenly lit, awakened state...It's not nice dreams I'm yearning for; it's true dreams. - Heather McHugh

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Dannie Abse

B. 1923 D. 2014

5 poems available

Who says the world is not a wedding? - 'O Taste and See', Dannie Abse

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Slavery, A Poem

Read by Patience Agbabi

Slavery, A Poem - Hannah More - Read by Patience Agbabi
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