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7 poems available

'Out of this zany dark and ice we will carry/longing and the sun in our eyes forever.' Christine De Luca, Light Show at the Botanics

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Tom Pow

B. 1950

5 poems available

Once this poem is finished, you may find me/both taking and giving breath, wherever I can.' Tom Pow,' 'The Bar at the Well of Love'

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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

Never stop looking at the world. Or wondering at it. You will never run out of words.

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Tom Leonard

B. 1944 D. 2018

8 poems available

He treasures the grain of the speaking voice -- Robert Crawford

Poet

4 poems available

Catherine Byron's poems write themselves where they ought: on the inside of your skin. Hilary Mantel

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5 poems available

He stands among the indispensable poets of modern and contemporary Scotland ? Douglas Dunn

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3 poems available

Lucid observations, smart conceits and insight into the contemporary world as a fragmented, self-constructed thing. - The Independent

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1 poem available

'Inventive, striking and memorable, Morgan is one of the most original poets around.' Andrew Motion, Guardian Books of the Year

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Brian Johnstone

B. 1950 D. 2021

3 poems available

A mature, considered voice - Kathleen Jamie

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Robert Louis Stevenson

B. 1850 D. 1894

1 poem available

All that was good, all that was fair, all that was me is gone. - Robert Louis Stevenson 'Sing Me A Song of A Lad That Is Gone'

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Joanna Baillie

B. 1762 D. 1851

1 poem available

Go to thy little senseless play; thou dost not heed my lay. - Joanna Baillie 'A Mother To Her Waking Infant'

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