Facts about Carol Ann Duffy

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Carol Ann Duffy is a famous Poet from United Kingdom, he/she is 62 years old and still alive, born December 23, 1955.

Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Carol.

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Famous quotes by Carol Ann Duffy (15)


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"It's always good when women win things in fiction because it tends to be more male-dominated, unlike poetry, which is more equal"
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"Every day is a gift with a child, no matter what problems you have"
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"Between 9am and 3pm is when I work most intensely"
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"I write in that space between Ella's childhood and mine. I know it all sounds a bit sinister"
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"Poetry and prayer are very similar"
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"I write quite a lot of sonnets, and I think of them almost as prayers: short and memorable, something you can recite"
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"I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety"
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"I still read Donne, particularly his love poems"
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"Christmas is taken very seriously in this household. I believe in Father Christmas, and there's no way I'd do anything to undermine that belief"
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"Poets deal in writing about feelings and trying to find the language and images for intense feelings"
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"Like the sand and the oyster, it's a creative irritant. In each poem, I'm trying to reveal a truth, so it can't have a fictional beginning"
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"I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales"
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"My prose is turgid, it just hasn't got any energy"
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"When you have a child, your previous life seems like someone else's. It's like living in a house and suddenly finding a room you didn't know was there, full of treasure and light"
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"Edinburgh is my favourite city. We'll be doing a lot of children's theatre and galleries"


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