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I love novels too, my favourites being has given me an interest in the First World War, as we see its impact on the Crawley family.
It seems especially pertinent to be thinking about the First World War in this centenary year.
Its true, I do adore poetry and I have won quite a few awards for my own poems and everyone says how good they are.
Poets I especially admire include John Keats, Sylvia Plath, William Wordsworth, Philip Larkin, Seamus Heany, John Milton and William Blake.