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Elaine Feinstein

B. 1930 D. 2019

5 poems available

People do seem to need poetry; it makes our ordinary life feel richer. - Elaine Feinstein

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9 poems available

We were testing the range of the human voice - 'The Shout', Simon Armitage

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5 poems available

...in a good poem the poet disappears. That's what the struggle with language is all about. The point is that in the finished poem you don't lay yourself bare. You create a strongbox of words. - Vicki Feaver

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Anne Stevenson

B. 1933 D. 2020

4 poems available

She is wise without portentousness, her technique faultless and her imagination fiery, political and fresh - Carol Rumens, The Independent.

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Anthony Thwaite

B. 1930 D. 2021

4 poems available

Very intelligent, also witty, with a wide stretch of subject-matter and a great boldness - Anthony Burgess

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On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood - Richard Harrison
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Duplo City - Richard Harrison
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Loop of Jade - Sarah Howe
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Tame - Sarah Howe
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inheritance - Toni Stuart
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To Andrew, Before One - Alasdair Gray
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A bow-tie pattern - Richard Price
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