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?Must this be a woman?s cross?This dissonancebetween what ?seems? and what ?is???? Jane McKie, ?Change, Continuous Change?
Rich and fierce, Sarah Howe's poems are alive to the complex stories and voices that cohere around objects, family and place. . . surprising and moving. . . - EDMUND DE WAAL
Richard Price retains an individual voice in which intense feelings of love, or dislocation, are packing into often short, complex lyrics -- Carol Ann Duffy
Never stop looking at the world. Or wondering at it. You will never run out of words.
These hands have Moulded monuments, created crafts, healed hearts. Khosi Xaba, from 'These Hands'
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?
B. 1912 D. 2003
F. T. Prince ranks with Auden and Spender as one of the major English poets of his generation. -- John Ashbery
Sue Hubbard pays close and exact attention to the elemental world and the vulnerability of the human within it - Pascale Petit
?pizzazz, wit and - astonishing at his age - both technical assurance and a genuinely integrated humanity? -- Fiona Sampson