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Wheatley?s is a poetry of displacement, uncertainty and sheer possibility ... Stimulating, resourceful and often very funny - The Guardian
I think so highly of poetry that I've dedicated my life to it. It's the most important thing to me. - Kit Wright
?pizzazz, wit and - astonishing at his age - both technical assurance and a genuinely integrated humanity? -- Fiona Sampson
B. 1893 D. 1978
This marvellous book has exceeded my expectations...it displays admirable craftsmanship, a subtle, musical ear and immense variety. John Mole on the Collected Poems of Sylvia Townsend Warner, South West Review
What thou lovest well remains, / the rest is dross / What thou lov'st well shall not be reft from thee / What thou lov'st well is thy true heritage -- Ezra Pound, Canto LXXXI
All the choir of stars and panoply of heaven / Gaze down on our pygmy web. - from The Universe Looks Down, Chris Wallace-Crabbe
...You no longer /Want to seem what you are, but something /Harmless and familiar: in a landscape/Given to greenness and the cold pastels /Of stubble and field stone... David Wagoner from 'The Principles of Concealment.'
These hands have Moulded monuments, created crafts, healed hearts. Khosi Xaba, from 'These Hands'