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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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Dense yet taut poems, grounded in an everyday enriched by an intelligent, idiosyncratic awareness -- Carrie Etter

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The composition stage of the poem is not finished until I am satisfied with how the poem works in the mouth and in the ear as well as in relation to its imagery and its meaning.

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'Francis shows us how exactingly language is a form of attention and how poetry can hold our attention in spectacular ways'. The Guardian

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Poetry is an art of considering the present. Like music, the performative aspect of poetry forces us to be alert to the possibility of the moment, to experience and capture it fully.

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Hone Tuwhare

B. 1922 D. 2008

8 poems available

Gissa smile Sun, giss yr best / good mawnin' one, fresh 'n cool like - 'Sun O (2)', Hone Tuwhare

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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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Christina Rossetti

B. 1830 D. 1894

9 poems available

Silence is more musical than any song. Christina Rossetti

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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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Who wants to know / a story's end, or where a road will go? - Sheenagh Pugh, 'What If This Road'

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Shout Ha! to the Sky - Robert Sullivan

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Emily Bronte

B. 1818 D. 1848

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Vain are the thousand creeds / That move men's hearts... Emily Bronte

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