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All books are merely delayed dust. - George Elliott Clarke

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Joyous, brilliant and moving -- Costa Prize judges

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if the body is a great creation why wait / indoors with it?

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A poet confident in her mastery of the medium -- J.M. Coetzee

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Wheatley's is a poetry of displacement, uncertainty and sheer possibility ... Stimulating, resourceful and often very funny - The Guardian

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'the sky is a reservoir of wrong-headed questions'. Jack Underwood

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She has the comic's knack of placing a lot of weight on thin-shouldered words, words blurred by common currency which are suddenly brought into sharp focus and don't really want to be. Beyond the laughs there's great poignancy - Observer

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Dick Davis

B. 1945

6 poems available

The balance of passion and poise is a constant tension in Davis's work - PN Review

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He stands among the indispensable poets of modern and contemporary Scotland - Douglas Dunn

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Lucid observations, smart conceits and insight into the contemporary world as a fragmented, self-constructed thing. - The Independent

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Haunting, hilarious, exquisitely inventive - Mark Ford

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C. H. Sisson

B. 1914 D. 2003

4 poems available

The last English modernist ? Guardian

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