Carol Ann Duffy

Dame Carol Ann Duffy, DBE, FRSL is a Scottish poet and playwright. She is Professor of Contemporary Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University, and was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in May 2009.She is the first woman, the first Scot, and the first openly LGBT person to hold the position.Her collections include Standing Female Nude (1985), winner of a Scottish Arts Council Award; Selling Manhattan (1987), which won a Somerset Maugham Award; Mean Time (1993), which won the Whitbread Poetry Award; and Rapture (2005), winner of the T. S. Eliot Prize. Her poems address issues such as oppression, gender, and violence, in an accessible language that has made them popular in schools.




Sandra Viviana Chisaca Leivahas quoted10 months ago
If anything is clear, it’s that extreme vetting is designed with animals in mind.
Isabel P.has quoted2 years ago
Lesson one that night,

breath of the wolf in my ear, was the love poem
Isabel P.has quoted2 years ago
what little girl doesn’t dearly love a wolf?
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