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A listing of the poetry extracts referred to in my #PGKpoetry365 twitter hashtag series

1. Mervyn Peake You walk unaware of the slender gazelle that moves as you move and is one with the limbs that you have
2. Edith Sitwell Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man, black as our loss - Blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the cross
3. Dylan Thomas After the first death there is no other
4. W.H.Auden Lay your sleeping head, my love, human on my faithless arm
5. John Keats Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold, and many goodly states and kingdoms seen... ...Then felt I like some watcher of the skies, When a new planet swims into his ken; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He star'd at the Pacific — and all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surmise — Silent, upon a peak in Darien
6. Omar Khayam The bird of time has but a little way to fly - and Lo! the bird is on the wing
7. Odysseus Elytis The trees, starry with good will, the musical notation of another world. The ancient belief that their always exists The very near and yet unseen...
8. T.S.Eliot Summer surprised us, coming over the Starnbergersee With a shower of rain
9. Gerard Manley Hopkins Thou mastering me God! giver of breath and bread; World's strand, sway of the sea; Lord of living and dead
10. Philip Larkin What are days for? Days are where we live.
11. Robert Frost I have it in me so much nearer home To scare myself with my own desert places.
12. S.T.Coleridge The Frost performs its secret ministry, Unhelped by any wind.
13. W.J.Turner When I was but thirteen or so I went into a golden land; Chimborazo, Cotopaxi Took me by the hand.