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Alasdair Gray

B. 1934 D. 2019

9 poems available

Work as if you live in the early days of a better world -- Alasdair Gray via Dennis Lee

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5 poems available

A tune that one has once heard and liked [that] seems to haunt the mind and will not be dismissed until entirely mastered.

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Jane McKie

B. 1967

8 poems available

?Must this be a woman?s cross?This dissonancebetween what ?seems? and what ?is???? Jane McKie, ?Change, Continuous Change?

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Valerie Gillies writes like the wind and jinks like a hare in the fields of language - The Scotsman

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Phyllis Wheatley

B. 1753 D. 1784

1 poem available

Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain/ May be refin'd, and join th' angelic train.- Phillis Wheatley

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4 poems available

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

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Sarah Howe

B. 1983

4 poems available

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

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Edgar Allan Poe

B. 1809 D. 1849

2 poems available

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream. - A Dream Within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

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7 poems available

Poetry gives people the power to make their voices heard. -- Toni Stuart

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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?

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Ron Butlin

B. 1949

9 poems available

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

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7 poems available

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

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