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'True poetry, sensationally assembled.' Peter Porter

Poet

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His sure hand is apparent in every line: syntax and pulse in the service of experience. -- August Kleinzahler

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C. H. Sisson

B. 1914 D. 2003

4 poems available

The last English modernist ? Guardian

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I understood that my words could be used as a weapon. James Matthews

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

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Jane Yeh

B. 1971

4 poems available

Poetry so unsettling, describing worlds so troubling and lonely, is seldom as funny, clever, and downright charming as Jane Yeh's. - Aingeal Clare

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His keen observation invokes an expanded cognition and a braver engagement with one's personhood. -- Liesl Jobson

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G. K. Chesterton

B. 1874 D. 1936

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Before the Roman came to Rye or out to Severn strode, the rolling English drunkard made the rolling English road. - G.K. Chesterton 'The Rolling English Road'

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W. H. Davies

B. 1871 D. 1940

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And I could see that child's one eye which seemed to laugh, and say with glee: 'what caused my death you'll never know, perhaps my mother murdered me.' - W.H. Davies - 'The Inquest'

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Walt Whitman

B. 1819 D. 1892

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And my heart, O my soldiers, my veterans, my heart gives you love. - Walt Whitman 'Dirge For Two Veterans'

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Robert Louis Stevenson

B. 1850 D. 1894

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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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W. E. B. DuBois

B. 1868 D. 1963

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I am the Smoke King. I am black! I am swinging in the sky, I am wringing worlds awry. - W. E. B. DuBois - 'The Song of The Smoke'

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