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- Poets know their own poems in a way and to a depth that is unique.. even if they mumble a bit ..their delivery will still have important things to tell us.
- 'TLS' November 25 2005
- In the swirl of its pool
the home-coming salmon
has no intuition
of anything changed.
- "You Helped Give a Shape", An elegy on the death of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
- By day the appalling loose beauty
of prowling floes:
lions’ heads, dragons, crucifix-wrecks,
and a thing like a blown rose.
- Poem "Ice"