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3 poems available

In my poetry I give primacy to the breath. For me it is the way the poem breathes that gives it form. - Penelope Shuttle

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Elaine Feinstein

B. 1930 D. 2019

5 poems available

People do seem to need poetry; it makes our ordinary life feel richer. - Elaine Feinstein

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Michael Hamburger

B. 1924 D. 2007

3 poems available

...as both poet and translator he has succeeded over many decades in placing the best silences in the best order. - Dennis O'Driscoll

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Christopher Middleton

B. 1926 D. 2015

3 poems available

He is an incomparable stylist, a wry ironist, a philosopher of words. The only category in which he fits justly is that of poet. (Guy Davenport)

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Moonlight - Alasdair Gray
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Vocation - Alasdair Gray
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Dat trickster sun - Christine De Luca
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Discontinuity - Christine De Luca
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Love in a cold climate - Christine De Luca
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A Translator’s Nightmare - Dick Davis
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Adam Means Earth - Samuel Menashe
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Reading Leaves - Jean Sprackland
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