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Derek Walcott

B. 1930 D. 2017

2 poems available

“What's poetry, if it's worth its salt, / but a phrase men can pass from hand to mouth?”

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Surge 3 - Jay Bernard
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Amaryllis Ode - Sharon Olds
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3 poems available

Tempest has forged their own voice, unlike anything else in the mainstream poetry world. The Independent

Poet

8 poems available

A poem is not its words, but the ringing it leaves behind.

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National Memory Day is an annual celebration of poetry and creative writing for people affected by memory loss. National Memory Day raises awareness of the challenges for families, carers and those living with memory loss face and raises funds to support…

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Sarah Howe

B. 1983

4 poems available

Rich and fierce, Sarah Howe's poems are alive to the complex stories and voices that cohere around objects, family and place. . . surprising and moving. . . - EDMUND DE WAAL

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Dick Davis

B. 1945

6 poems available

The balance of passion and poise is a constant tension in Davis's work - PN Review

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4 poems available

Here is a poet with a commanding style; her voice is entirely her own, both rich and laconic - Penelope Shuttle

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5 poems available

I believe that in all diverse forms of artistic expression across all countries, there are some sensitivities in common. Esther Phillips

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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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Edward Thomas

B. 1878 D. 1917

7 poems available

The simple lack / Of her is more to me / Than others' presence. Edward Thomas, 'The Unknown'

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