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Maurice Riordan's patient, contemplative poems of love and memory follow the example of Robert Frost in slowly releasing their reach and complexity while maintaining hailing distance of the proverbial - Sean O'Brien

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John Keats

B. 1795 D. 1821

7 poems available

The poetry of the earth is never dead. John Keats

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Christina Rossetti

B. 1830 D. 1894

9 poems available

Silence is more musical than any song. Christina Rossetti

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Robert Browning

B. 1812 D. 1889

5 poems available

God is the perfect poet.

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John Donne

B. 1572 D. 1631

4 poems available

She is all States, and all princes I, / Nothing else is. John Donne

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7 poems available

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

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5 poems available

For it to exist in the real world, my work has to be bigger than myself.

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5 poems available

Some of the most turbulent moments in life through a sharp, clear lens. Maura Dooley

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Fergus Allen

B. 1921 D. 2017

3 poems available

Allen writes poetry that is limpid, very subtle and marvellously wise. - William Boyd

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Sarah Maguire

B. 1957 D. 2017

5 poems available

At once catalogues of ordinary, precise vision...and poems of musical and metaphysical ambition, Maguire is the heiress of Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman. Adam Phillips, The Observer

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4 poems available

Edgar inhabits the enigmatic and the transient - the 'going... going...' of things which refuse nonetheless to be gone. - Peter Steele

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Paying attention - listening - to one kind of complexity tells us something about the complexity of experience in general. Fiona Sampson

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