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Nick Laird

B. 1975

5 poems available

Through the sparseness and compression, Laird generates a haunting trove of subtle and enriching tonal orchestrations - Alan Gillis

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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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Shout Ha! to the Sky - Robert Sullivan

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Emily Bronte

B. 1818 D. 1848

3 poems available

Vain are the thousand creeds / That move men's hearts... Emily Bronte

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Each sharp star speaks of something long gone - 'Cactus', Siobhan Harvey

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Charles Brasch

B. 1909 D. 1973

2 poems available

A poem comes to be written ... when a certain phrase occurs to the poet and seems to touch off a whole train of ideas and associations and as it were fuse them together. - Charles Brasch

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How concerned Paterson is to emphasize the continuity of human experience, from ancient times to now ... he does so from a standpoint of compassion for human frailty. - Jack Ross

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Not only rich music, an easy lyricism, but also grit, and earthy honesty, a willingness to be vulnerable and clean. - Gwendolyn Brooks

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WS Merwin

B. 1927 D. 2019

4 poems available

Poetry's about what can't be said. WS Merwin

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

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John Fairfax

B. 1930 D. 2009

5 poems available

John Fairfax's poems return us to the important sources: spells they braid linger and haunt like sweetness of a wood after rain. - Adam Thorpe

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7 poems available

Poetry matters because it is a tool for helping us to discover who we are. As individuals, as Caribbean peoples, as citizens of the world. Olive Senior

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