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Phyllis Wheatley

B. 1753 D. 1784

1 poem available

Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain/ May be refin'd, and join th' angelic train.- Phillis Wheatley

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4 poems available

He has created over the last twenty years a poetry of great tenderness in praise of the farming landscape and its human keepers. -- Les Murray

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6 poems available

These hands have Moulded monuments, created crafts, healed hearts. Khosi Xaba, from 'These Hands'

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4 poems available

To soothe you / I ran back down to take a photo: / it's a splendid one of the horse / but you're only a hurrahing speck

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Laurence Lerner

B. 1925 D. 2016

6 poems available

His poems are meant for everyone ... A genuinely popular poet, who deserves to be better known. - Peter Porter

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5 poems available

Not poems of investigation, but poems of indignation ... Marsh finds self-fulfillment in the act of speaking for the Pacific culture and its inhabitants - Poetry Salzburg Review

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7 poems available

What thou lovest well remains, / the rest is dross / What thou lov'st well shall not be reft from thee / What thou lov'st well is thy true heritage -- Ezra Pound, Canto LXXXI

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Ron Butlin

B. 1949

9 poems available

Ron Butlin is that rare breed - a poet who takes the novel form and shows it is ripe for reinvention. Playful, haunting and moving, this is writing of the highest quality. - Ian Rankin

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Tom Pow

B. 1950

5 poems available

Once this poem is finished, you may find me/both taking and giving breath, wherever I can.' Tom Pow,' 'The Bar at the Well of Love'

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4 poems available

Catherine Byron's poems write themselves where they ought: on the inside of your skin. Hilary Mantel

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Dick Davis

B. 1945

6 poems available

The balance of passion and poise is a constant tension in Davis's work - PN Review

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Kamau Brathwaite

B. 1930 D. 2020

3 poems available

His technique dazzles, and through the handling of rhythm and image he makes the world his own, and ours - The Sunday Times

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