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Mary Leapor

B. 1722 D. 1746

1 poem available

With walking sick, with curtseys lame, and frighted by the scolding dame, poor Mira once again is seen within the bounds of Goslin-Green. - Mary Leapor 'The Visit'

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4 poems available

That in humour the lyrical may flourish.

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Ben Jonson

B. 1572 D. 1637

1 poem available

Drink to me only with thine eyes, and I will pledge with mine. - Ben Jonson 'Song To Celia'

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3 poems available

Resonant and lyrical, linguistically precise and emotionally evasive, often at the same time - The Guardian

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2 poems available

Man differs more from man than man from beast.

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3 poems available

Poetry is a form of embodiment - Christian Campbell

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Christopher Marlowe

B. 1564 D. 1593

3 poems available

'Who ever loved that loved not at first sight' Christopher Marlowe, 'Hero and Leander'

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Andrew Marvell

B. 1621 D. 1678

4 poems available

Had we but world enough, and time, / This coyness, lady, were no crime. Andrew Marvell, 'To His Coy Mistress'

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Gavin Ewart

B. 1916 D. 1995

8 poems available

The most remarkable phenomenon of the English poetic scene ... has been the advent, or perhaps I should say the irruption, of Gavin Ewart - Philip Larkin.

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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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5 poems available

In Smither's poems, the simplest details can be trapdoors to eternity - to 'take in life' can be a promise or a threat. - Hugh Roberts

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John Moat

B. 1936 D. 2014

5 poems available

There are few contemporary poets whose work breathes so broadly and generously. - Adam Thorpe

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