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Born in December 23, 1955 / United Kingdom / English

Quotes by Carol Ann Duffy

The poem is a form of texting... it's the original text. It's a perfecting of a feeling in language - it's a way of saying more with less, just as texting is.
I see the shape of the poem before I start writing, and the writing is just the process of arriving at the shape.
If we think of what's up ahead, with climate change and wars over water, it's very frightening.
Having a child takes you back to all those parts of your own childhood that you had hidden away.
Poetry and prayer are very similar.