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A dynamic reader, Eggleton has a rapid-fire delivery that releases a torrent of images, some startling, ugly, or funny - Greg O'Brien
B. 1936 D. 2014
There are few contemporary poets whose work breathes so broadly and generously. - Adam Thorpe
Jackson manages to seamlessly stitch a domestic world to that of her academic interests ... overlapping wit, humour, borrowings, lyricism and an accessible but surprising voice. - Paula Green
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
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
B. 1930 D. 2009
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
I am a desperate man who demands to connect...who denounces the dullness of money and status...who will not bow down to acolayed or success - 'i am the strange hero of hunger', Billy Childish
B. 1920 D. 1991
Language is remarkable in that, except under the extreme constraints of mathematics and logic, it never can talk only about what it's supposed to talk about. Howard Nemerov
B. 1933 D. 2017
Be precise, said wise Wei T'ai, / about the thing / but reticent / about the feeling. - from 'Poems and Things'