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Jon Stallworthy

B. 1935 D. 2014

3 poems available

The best reading of a poem involves a simultaneous engagement of the eye and ear.

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5 poems available

Lord teach wings how/in the stark silence of these evenings/ in the fine chiselled rock spaces/ to fold and nest... - 'After Heartease New England', Velma Pollard

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[Her] poems come to us with the intimacy of whispered secrets - Paul Batchelor

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Todd Swift

B. 1966

5 poems available

My goal is to combine the confessionalism of the Alvarez era with the modernist panache of the Forties poets I admire. Todd Swift

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Nick Laird

B. 1975

5 poems available

Through the sparseness and compression, Laird generates a haunting trove of subtle and enriching tonal orchestrations - Alan Gillis

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4 poems available

I don't want to be one of those ivory tower writers; I want to affect people's lives.

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8 poems available

If death still comes / we'll strike a pose / and hold our breath / until he goes - Kevin Ireland

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6 poems available

Shout Ha! to the Sky - Robert Sullivan

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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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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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Jackson manages to seamlessly stitch a domestic world to that of her academic interests ... overlapping wit, humour, borrowings, lyricism and an accessible but surprising voice. - Paula Green

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6 poems available

Each sharp star speaks of something long gone - 'Cactus', Siobhan Harvey

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