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Wilfred Owen

B. 1893 D. 1918

4 poems available

My subject is War and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. Wilfred Owen

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William Wordsworth

B. 1770 D. 1850

4 poems available

The eye, it cannot choose but see; / We cannot bid the ear be still; / Our bodies feel, where'er they be, / Against or with our will. Wordsworth, 'Expostulation and Reply'

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9 poems available

All those / accumulated moments gathered as ancestors / intent on discarding time. Moving from sorrow / towards a preference for light - 'Day of Remembrance: The Ancestors', Riemke Ensing

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Ruth Gilbert

B. 1917 D. 2016

12 poems available

Master of Music / Let my voice be / Clear as he dreamed it / Who fashioned me - 'The Violin Speaks', Ruth Gilbert

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Lord Byron

B. 1788 D. 1824

6 poems available

"If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad." Lord Byron

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Thomas Hardy

B. 1840 D. 1928

7 poems available

Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art. Thomas Hardy

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6 poems available

Shout Ha! to the Sky - Robert Sullivan

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Geoff Page

B. 1940

6 poems available

I'd feel the need for / tighter turns, / a tiredness with the / larger flourish - from 'I think I could turn awhile'

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M. K. Joseph

B. 1914 D. 1981

9 poems available

The poem is an object which we make and set down, like an antique torso in an abandoned city, good, self-sufficient, durable, waiting for the people to come back. - M K Joseph

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WS Merwin

B. 1927 D. 2019

4 poems available

Poetry's about what can't be said. WS Merwin

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John Fairfax

B. 1930 D. 2009

5 poems available

John Fairfax's poems return us to the important sources: spells they braid linger and haunt like sweetness of a wood after rain. - Adam Thorpe

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3 poems available

I am a desperate man who demands to connect...who denounces the dullness of money and status...who will not bow down to acolayed or success - 'i am the strange hero of hunger', Billy Childish

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