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B. 1930 D. 2017
“What's poetry, if it's worth its salt, / but a phrase men can pass from hand to mouth?”
Wheatley's is a poetry of displacement, uncertainty and sheer possibility ... Stimulating, resourceful and often very funny - The Guardian
Dense yet taut poems, grounded in an everyday enriched by an intelligent, idiosyncratic awareness -- Carrie Etter
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
Are words no more than waving, wavering flags? - 'The right word', Imtiaz Dharker