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Matthew Arnold

B. 1822 D. 1888

3 poems available

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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John Keats

B. 1795 D. 1821

7 poems available

The poetry of the earth is never dead. John Keats

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Thomas Wyatt

B. 1503 D. 1542

4 poems available

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

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4 poems available

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

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Robert Frost

B. 1874 D. 1963

1 poem available

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost

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6 poems available

Each sharp star speaks of something long gone - 'Cactus', Siobhan Harvey

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John Fairfax

B. 1930 D. 2009

5 poems available

John Fairfax's poems return us to the important sources: spells they braid linger and haunt like sweetness of a wood after rain. - Adam Thorpe

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6 poems available

Are words no more than waving, wavering flags? - 'The right word', Imtiaz Dharker

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4 poems available

...the popular music of Jamaica, the music of the people, is an essentially experiential music... the music reflects the historical experience. - Linton Kwesi Johnson

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6 poems available

Sitting around an old table/they drew lines across the map/dividing the place/I would call my country. Choman Hardi 'Lausanne, 1923'

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Jane Duran

B. 1944

8 poems available

Her poems are voyages of discovery. Literally. Over and over she writes about the journeys, physical and metaphysical, that are transformative experiences - Sarah Maguire, Poetry Review

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