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Anonymous is a well-known and prolific poet.

Poet

6 poems available

Bryce's phrasing is precise, her word-play sensuous, smart and snappy. The Guardian.

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Man differs more from man than man from beast.

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Denis Glover

B. 1912 D. 1980

7 poems available

Air falls under the heavy yoke of bells - 'Sunday Morning', Denis Glover

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Sam Hunt

B. 1946

8 poems available

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

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A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket: let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Alice Oswald throws the windows of the imagination open; she places a fingertip on the pulse of tradition, and proves it is still very much alive - The Times

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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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Fuller is a wonderfully skilled craftsman and the grace and elegance of his style is at the service of not only a sharp wit and intelligence, but a great depth of feeling. - Sunday Telegraph

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Sitting around an old table/they drew lines across the map/dividing the place/I would call my country. Choman Hardi 'Lausanne, 1923'

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Kei Miller

B. 1978

3 poems available

...and the poem will not care that some walk past/afraid of the words we try out on our tongues/ hoping this finally is the language of God, /that he might hear it and respond. Kei Miller, from 'Speaking in Tongues'.

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His poems are made from his life with his life; his poems are earned. He dares to be simple. And he is surely among the finest young poets alive. - The American Poetry Review

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