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B. 1818 D. 1848
Vain are the thousand creeds / That move men's hearts... Emily Bronte
Inside every madeleine, you could say, there is a lamington waiting to come out - Vincent O'Sullivan, from 'On Longing'
B. 1914 D. 1987
There stands the base and root of the living rock /Thirty thousand feet of solid Cumberland. - To the River Duddon, Norman Nicholson
B. 1917 D. 1977
If we see light at the end of the tunnel / It's the light of the oncoming train. - Robert Lowell
B. 1945 D. 2014
Look for the opening of your spirit into the real world. This is the world in which your words ring true - Sebastian Barker
Informed by a sense of grace, of transcendence... the pieces are grounded in detail, beautifully expressed, subtly luminous. - The Guardian
B. 1927 D. 2014
What troubles me is a sense that so many things lovely and precious in our world seem to be dying out. Perhaps poetry will be the canary in the mine-shaft warning us of what's to come. - Galway Kinnell
B. 1931 D. 2015
Beyond decoration, humble, in plain rhyme, / As clear as I could, and as truthful - 'Beyond Decoration', P J Kavanagh