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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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8 poems available

No other British poet I am aware of can match the powerful mythic imagination of Pascale Petit - Les Murray

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Charlotte Smith

B. 1749 D. 1806

2 poems available

Ah! why has happiness no second spring? Charlotte Smith

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A E Housman

B. 1859 D. 1936

3 poems available

The sum of things to be known is inexhaustible, and however long we read, we shall never come to the end of our story-book.

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Anna Laetitia Barbauld

B. 1743 D. 1825

2 poems available

Woman! too long degraded, scorned, opprest; / O born to rule in partial Law's despite, / Resume thy native empire o'er the breast! Anna Laetitia Barbauld, 'The Rights of Women'

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Sam Hunt

B. 1946

8 poems available

Trenches of night between us ... - 'War History', Sam Hunt

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4 poems available

I don't want to be one of those ivory tower writers; I want to affect people's lives.

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Gerard Manley Hopkins

B. 1844 D. 1889

6 poems available

“A great work by an Englishman is like a great battle won by England. It is an unfading bay tree.”

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7 poems available

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

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Jackson manages to seamlessly stitch a domestic world to that of her academic interests ... overlapping wit, humour, borrowings, lyricism and an accessible but surprising voice. - Paula Green

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6 poems available

Not only rich music, an easy lyricism, but also grit, and earthy honesty, a willingness to be vulnerable and clean. - Gwendolyn Brooks

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Each sharp star speaks of something long gone - 'Cactus', Siobhan Harvey

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