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B. 1503 D. 1542
It was no dream: I lay broad waking. Thomas Wyatt 'They Flee From Me'
B. 1893 D. 1918
My subject is War and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. Wilfred Owen
A dynamic reader, Eggleton has a rapid-fire delivery that releases a torrent of images, some startling, ugly, or funny - Greg O'Brien
B. 1844 D. 1889
“A great work by an Englishman is like a great battle won by England. It is an unfading bay tree.”
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
Not only rich music, an easy lyricism, but also grit, and earthy honesty, a willingness to be vulnerable and clean. - Gwendolyn Brooks
...the popular music of Jamaica, the music of the people, is an essentially experiential music... the music reflects the historical experience. - Linton Kwesi Johnson
B. 1905 D. 2006
You must be careful not to deprive the poem of its wild origin. Stanley Kunitz.