Andrew Motion

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Sir Andrew Motion

Sir Andrew Motion FRSL (born 26 October 1952) is an English poet, novelist and biographer. He was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009.

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  • 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"

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