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

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John Donne

B. 1572 D. 1631

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She is all States, and all princes I, / Nothing else is. John Donne

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This is work you can't ignore - raw, reckless and more bloody-minded than an older, so-called wiser poet would dare to be - Selima Hill

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Her scary, unsettling voice seems unexpected in poetry. It cuts her free of the crowd - The Times

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Good writing gives energy, whatever it is about. But the fact that writers are dealing with essential issues...I think that's a necessary integration of literary writing with what's actually going on in our world. - Marilyn Hacker

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T. S. Eliot

B. 1888 D. 1965

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...the communication of the dead/is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living. - from Part 1 of 'Little Gidding', T. S. Eliot

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Galway Kinnell

B. 1927 D. 2014

What troubles me is a sense that so many things lovely and precious in our world seem to be dying out. Perhaps poetry will be the canary in the mine-shaft warning us of what's to come. - Galway Kinnell

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Keep it simple and make it visual seems to be the best idea. - Hugo Williams

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Guys like Gauguin - Selina Tusitala Marsh
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King Bee Blues - George Elliott Clarke
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Report from Nowhere - Clive Wilmer
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Rope - Sue Hubbard
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