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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.
These hands have Moulded monuments, created crafts, healed hearts. Khosi Xaba, from 'These Hands'
B. 1925 D. 2016
His poems are meant for everyone ... A genuinely popular poet, who deserves to be better known. - Peter Porter
Not poems of investigation, but poems of indignation ... Marsh finds self-fulfillment in the act of speaking for the Pacific culture and its inhabitants - Poetry Salzburg Review
Sparkling poems full of sensuous richness and linguistic inventiveness - Edwin Morgan
There's something in me that insists it sings / Freely, for nothing, the lovely, lonely art / Called poetry, an art you understand. (from 'Venezuela' by Douglas Dunn)
A haunting music full of subtlety of thought and religious echoes. -- Charles Bainbridge, The Guardian
'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
Once this poem is finished, you may find me/both taking and giving breath, wherever I can.' Tom Pow,' 'The Bar at the Well of Love'