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Profile of Brian Patten

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Born near Liverpool's docks, he attended Sefton Park School in the Smithdown Road area of Liverpool, where he was noted for his essays and greatly encouraged in his work by Harry Sutcliffe his form teacher. He left school at fifteen and began work for The Bootle Times writing a column on popular music. One of his first articles was on Roger McGough ...
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11 November 2014
When in public poetry should take off its clothes and wave to the nearest person in sight; it should be seen in the company of thieves and lovers rather than that of journalists and publishers.

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Susan Jane von Achten 30 October 2020
His poetry touches me deep inside. As I read the words I find myself hanging on to them; wanting to savour every word. I am so happy there is a Brian Patten; without him life would not be as rich, colourful, rounded, deep or moving. Thank you.
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Carol jeter 01 August 2020
I love the poems quoted in the movie, Possession, with Jeremy Northam and Gwyneth Paltrow. are they in a book of Poetry?
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Brijesh Shrivastava 15 April 2020
Chutiyagiri kyu karne ka
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the defaults shall rule the world. as we have the power of the default dance. du du du dud du du du dud dud dud du i have no wins i will pay you 100 v bucks if you get me a win
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john wick 14 February 2019
john wicks needs your help. he is in a 1v1 and needs some poetic advice to win and get that victory royale (ali a intro plays)
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Ben Shapiro 26 November 2018
I really wanna some Indian workers
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Shiva yadav 05 October 2018
Brain pattern ke baare mein
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Shiva yadav 05 October 2018
About writ
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i heard keemstar was here
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martha 02 May 2018
im trying to find THE LITTLE GOST SONG LYRICS FROM MARTHA: (
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rcnewby@hotmail.com 29 April 2018
I've always remembered this line, can't catch a butterfly with a sledge hammer, so true. I gave up trying and it worked.
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Tom Allport 14 October 2017
Hi Brian, I was just thinking what your current thoughts are on one of your poems called Looking Back at It and if there was any lessons learnt from when you first wrote it? ............best wishes TA
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Brigie Murphy 21 June 2015
Hi, I am doing one of your poems for my drama exam, it is... A SMALL DRAGON. I really like this poem
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Afifa Ahmed 07 February 2015
Please can I have the answer today as I need it for homework
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Afifa Ahmed 07 February 2015
What is the figurative language used in this poem
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Phil Whiting 11 October 2014
I always liked your poem, 'Going to dinner' but can't find it on this website. Thanks. Phil W
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