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Kamau Brathwaite

B. 1930 D. 2020

3 poems available

His technique dazzles, and through the handling of rhythm and image he makes the world his own, and ours - The Sunday Times

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2 poems available

I write because my ink must flow like blood. The written must be spoken. Patience Agbabi

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4 poems available

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

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3 poems available

I defy anyone to listen to a performance of his poetry and not come away uplifted - Poetry Review

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5 poems available

I go to the rockpool at the slack of tide/ to mind me what my poetry's for. - Jen Hadfield from 'Daed-traa'.

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13 poems available

A keeper of the artistic estate, a custodian of griefs and wonders - Seamus Heaney

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Langston Hughes

B. 1902 D. 1967

1 poem available

I, too, sing America. - 'I, Too', Langston Hughes

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5 poems available

A writer is not interested in explaining reality; he's interested in capturing it. - Brendan Kennelly

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Charles Causley

B. 1917 D. 2003

6 poems available

If I didn't write poetry I think I'd explode. - Charles Causley

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James Brown’s Rhetoric - George Elliott Clarke
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Punk with Dulcimer - Anna Crowe
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Marechiare - Alan Brownjohn
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