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M. K. Joseph

B. 1914 D. 1981

9 poems available

The poem is an object which we make and set down, like an antique torso in an abandoned city, good, self-sufficient, durable, waiting for the people to come back. - M K Joseph

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WS Merwin

B. 1927 D. 2019

4 poems available

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

Poet

5 poems available

...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.'

Poet

6 poems available

Linda Gregg brings us back to poetry...She is original and mysterious, one of the best poets in America. Gerald Stern

Poet

6 poems available

I would have words as tenacious as mules/ to bear us, sure-footed/ up the mountain of night... from 'Elemental' by Edward Baugh

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Sally Read

B. 1971

3 poems available

Poetry gives voice to what has no voice and form to what has no form, and creates the illusion of possession.

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6 poems available

Always use a well sharpened pencil / followed by a good eraser. / Watch the white emerge. - Caroline Caddy, 'Editing the Moon'

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5 poems available

The kind of poetry that imbues the everyday, the tarnished and burnished, with the possibilities of the transcendent - The Times

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Jane Duran

B. 1944

8 poems available

Her poems are voyages of discovery. Literally. Over and over she writes about the journeys, physical and metaphysical, that are transformative experiences - Sarah Maguire, Poetry Review

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6 poems available

The furthest distances I've travelled/ have been those between people. Leontia Flynn

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Fergus Allen

B. 1921 D. 2017

3 poems available

Allen writes poetry that is limpid, very subtle and marvellously wise. - William Boyd

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4 poems available

Mark Tredinnick's poetry is remarkable for the way in which it bears astute witness to the beauty and vulnerability of both landscape and our place within it. - Judith Beveridge

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