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A haunting music full of subtlety of thought and religious echoes. -- Charles Bainbridge, The Guardian

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Peacocke's language is shriven, precise and terribly open to the dead, to absence. -- David Morley

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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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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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Reid is a poet who lives on in the mind, becomes part of one's inner vocabulary. In every poetic generation that are not more than one or two like that. - The Poetry Review

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Mary Leapor

B. 1722 D. 1746

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With walking sick, with curtseys lame, and frighted by the scolding dame, poor Mira once again is seen within the bounds of Goslin-Green. - Mary Leapor 'The Visit'

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Helen Mort

B. 1985

4 poems available

I'm drawn to what you might think of as traditional lyric poetry; it's an enduring, effective, powerful means of expression.

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She deserves unequivocal recognition as one of Wales's foremost English-language poets of the last half-century. - Matthew Jarvis

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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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Musical, deftly patterned poems that are the products of a supple susceptibility and determined intelligence - Adam Foulds

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I trust my imagination and love of language to get me there. Anthony Lawrence

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How easy it is to do something / different, how hard to do / it better, is the message I get / as I hear the tyres purr - 'Training on the Peninsula', Brian Turner

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