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Poetry is the most elemental of the written arts.

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No other British poet I am aware of can match the powerful mythic imagination of Pascale Petit - Les Murray

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Charlotte Smith

B. 1749 D. 1806

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Ah! why has happiness no second spring? Charlotte Smith

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His poetry is what all poetry should be, the surprising and beautiful organisation of things that life has disorganised. John Fuller

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Matthew Arnold

B. 1822 D. 1888

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I might have known, / What far too soon, alas! I learn'd / The heart can bind itself alone, / And faith may oft be unreturn'd.' Matthew Arnold, 'Isolation: To Marguerite'

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Anne Bradstreet

B. 1612 D. 1672

4 poems available

All things within this fading world hath end. ('Before the Birth of One of Her Children')

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Andrew Marvell

B. 1621 D. 1678

4 poems available

Had we but world enough, and time, / This coyness, lady, were no crime. Andrew Marvell, 'To His Coy Mistress'

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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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A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket: let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Thomas Wyatt

B. 1503 D. 1542

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It was no dream: I lay broad waking. Thomas Wyatt 'They Flee From Me'

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

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Emily Dickinson

B. 1830 D. 1886

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To see the Summer Sky / Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie? / True Poems flee?

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