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Harry Guest

B. 1932 D. 2021

6 poems available

Poems full of light and colour, sensuality and serenity. -- Joan Bakewell

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Lee Harwood

B. 1939 D. 2015

3 poems available

Lee Harwood is one of Britain's best poets and best kept secrets. -- John Ashbery

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Christopher Smart

B. 1722 D. 1771

1 poem available

For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry. For he is the servant of the Living God, duly and daily serving him. - Christopher Smart 'My cat Jeoffrey'

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Joanna Baillie

B. 1762 D. 1851

1 poem available

Go to thy little senseless play; thou dost not heed my lay. - Joanna Baillie 'A Mother To Her Waking Infant'

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Robert Burns

B. 1759 D. 1796

3 poems available

Deep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee, warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee. - Robert Burns 'Song: ae fond kiss and then we sever'

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5 poems available

Strands of autobiography, a deeply sensuous ecology of place, historical narratives; the inner world of imagination and the often difficult realities of the postcolonial nation are interwoven in McWatt's bold but carefully worked out architecture. Peepal Tree

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The mountaineer climbs the mountain because it's there; the poet writes poetry so that it should continue to be there.

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Mary Sidney Herbert

B. 1561 D. 1621

1 poem available

Oh, what a lantern, what a lamp of light - Mary Sidney Herbert, O

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Lorine Niedecker

B. 1903 D. 1970

1 poem available

I am what I am because of all this - I am what is around me - these woods have made me. Lorine Niedecker

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7 poems available

The composition stage of the poem is not finished until I am satisfied with how the poem works in the mouth and in the ear as well as in relation to its imagery and its meaning.

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6 poems available

We belong to the houses we live in. ('Hoopoe')

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I believe that in all diverse forms of artistic expression across all countries, there are some sensitivities in common. Esther Phillips

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