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Wheatley's is a poetry of displacement, uncertainty and sheer possibility ... Stimulating, resourceful and often very funny - The Guardian

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Joyous, brilliant and moving -- Costa Prize judges

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Richard Murphy

B. 1927 D. 2018

3 poems available

He has the gift of epic objectivity: behind his poems we feel not the assertion of his personality, but the actuality of events, the facts and sufferings of history. -- Ted Hughes

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"This is sanity speaking, with a mask of tragedy pulled up from its face. This is a stunning poet arguing with the failing authority of her culture, the whole Silk Road curled up and hissing by her feet." Valzhyna Mort

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5 poems available

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

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Harry Guest

B. 1932 D. 2021

6 poems available

Poems full of light and colour, sensuality and serenity. -- Joan Bakewell

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Poetry is our human love of metaphor. We see one thing and think something else - 'Travels in Peru', Geoffrey Lehmann

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Lee Harwood

B. 1939 D. 2015

3 poems available

Lee Harwood is one of Britain's best poets and best kept secrets. -- John Ashbery

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William Barnes

B. 1801 D. 1866

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I be free to goo abrode, or teake agean my hwomeward road to where, vor me, the apple tree do lean down low in Linden Lea. - William Barnes 'My orcha'd in Linden Lea'

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Strands of autobiography, a deeply sensuous ecology of place, historical narratives; the inner world of imagination and the often difficult realities of the postcolonial nation are interwoven in McWatt's bold but carefully worked out architecture. Peepal Tree

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The mountaineer climbs the mountain because it's there; the poet writes poetry so that it should continue to be there.

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7 poems available

The composition stage of the poem is not finished until I am satisfied with how the poem works in the mouth and in the ear as well as in relation to its imagery and its meaning.

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