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B. 1934 D. 2019
Work as if you live in the early days of a better world -- Alasdair Gray via Dennis Lee
B. 1886 D. 1962
A tune that one has once heard and liked [that] seems to haunt the mind and will not be dismissed until entirely mastered.
?Must this be a woman?s cross?This dissonancebetween what ?seems? and what ?is???? Jane McKie, ?Change, Continuous Change?
Valerie Gillies writes like the wind and jinks like a hare in the fields of language - The Scotsman
B. 1753 D. 1784
Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain/ May be refin'd, and join th' angelic train.- Phillis Wheatley
He has created over the last twenty years a poetry of great tenderness in praise of the farming landscape and its human keepers. -- Les Murray
Rich and fierce, Sarah Howe?s poems are alive to the complex stories and voices that cohere around objects, family and place. . . surprising and moving. . . - EDMUND DE WAAL
B. 1809 D. 1849
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream. - A Dream Within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe
Out of this zany dark and ice we will carry/longing and the sun in our eyes forever.? Christine De Luca, ?Light Show at the Botanics?
Ron Butlin is that rare breed ? a poet who takes the novel form and shows it is ripe for reinvention. Playful, haunting and moving, this is writing of the highest quality. - Ian Rankin