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A Meeting of Minds with Henry David Thoreau

Andrew Motion

‘What am I doing here more than looking – / which I would stop / only to help things through their vanishing’

Andrew Motion

Andrew Motion was the UK's Poet Laureate from 1999 to 2009 and his new collection, Peace Talks, is forthcoming by Faber & Faber. He is a Homewood Professor of the Arts at Johns Hopkins University and lives in Baltimore.

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