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Liz Berry

B. 1980

3 poems available

Ecstatic, quicksilver poems, ablaze with originality, curiosity and a passion for words. Ruth Padel

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A unique and extraordinary body of work. -- Frances Leviston

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I write because my ink must flow like blood. The written must be spoken. Patience Agbabi

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Anonymous is a well-known and prolific poet.

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Walter Scott

B. 1771 D. 1832

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The owl from the steeple sing, 'Welcome, proud lady.' - Walter Scott 'Proud Maisie'

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

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Strands of autobiography, a deeply sensuous ecology of place, historical narratives; the inner world of imagination and the often difficult realities of the postcolonial nation are interwoven in McWatt's bold but carefully worked out architecture. Peepal Tree

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The mountaineer climbs the mountain because it's there; the poet writes poetry so that it should continue to be there.

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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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'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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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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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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