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Hampton is an open-minded writer, with the uncertainties and hesitations of the true seeker. - Stephen Lawrence

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Intimates' faces up to life at every turn. It celebrates, it laments, it answers back. David Constantine.

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I think of poetry as an art of seeing, an art by which, in my blindness, I learn to see. - Jeremy Hooker, 'At the Edge'

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Wendy Cope

B. 1945

14 poems available

A jet-age Tennyson - London Review of Books

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

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Peter Dale

B. 1938

5 poems available

The poet shouldn't draw attention to his stylistic self; the poem should be a lens through which something crucial is seen. - Peter Dale

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A Cycle of Poems: Bird for Bird - Valerie Gillies
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Crocodile - Sarah Howe
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Loop of Jade - Sarah Howe
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Tame - Sarah Howe
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Gift from Queenie, May She Rest in Peace - Jane McKie
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