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Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English poet Elizabeth Daryush (December 5, 1887), author of “The Last Man and Other Verses “ (1936) et al.

lcby: "British writer Elizabeth Daryush also wrote of the “impassable gulf” that the First World War erected between the men who had fought and the women who loved them."

OxfordPresTrust: We are happy to share that many of the bird boxes at Elizabeth Daryush Memorial Garden are now filled with prepared nests or already have nests with eggs in! Species include Blue Tits, Great Tits and Nuthatch Thanks to Clive Smith for his constant dedication to the nest boxes

lancaster_words: Friday starts with Elizabeth Daryush's Throw Away the Flowers.

WarPoetsAssn: “For a survivor of the Mesopotamian campaign” by Elizabeth Daryush. War’s wasted era is a desert shore, As know those who have passèd there, a place Where, within sound of swoll’n destruction’s roar, Wheel the wild vultures, lust and terror base;

LouisaLevine7: Collected poems [of] Elizabeth Daryush

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English poet Elizabeth Daryush (December 5, 1887), author of “The Last Man and Other Verses “ (1936) et al.

AliceSchultz67: She comes over the lawn, the young heiress from her early walk in her garden-wood, feeling that life's a table set to bless her delicate desires with all that's good, That even the unopened future lies like a love-letter, full of sweet surprise. -- Elizabeth Daryush, "Still-Life"

wherrypilgrim: "The war gave one a shake, Somehow, knocked one awake… Now, life’s so deadly slow.’ " From Elizabeth Daryush's "Subalterns":

GylesB1: Day 82 of poetry & jumpers. A poem that paints a picture ... “Still-Life” by Elizabeth Daryush.

VIRGILKAY5: "whereas Bridges' syllable count was a visual one, including unpronounced clusters of letters, Daryush's was strictly aural.... It is for her successful experiments with syllabic meter that Daryush is best known to contemporary readers." --

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English poet Elizabeth Daryush (December 5, 1887), author of “The Last Man and Other Verses “ (1936) et al.

BobNLestrange: After yesterday, I decided I needed to read more Thom Gunn. So borrowed out his collected poems, as well as those of Elizabeth Daryush.

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OxfordPresTrust: We are hosting an open afternoon this Thursday, 6th of June 5.30-7pm at the Elizabeth Daryush Memorial Garden, Boars Hill. It is an opportunity to ask us about all the work we do while enjoying tea, coffee, and cakes!

LRBbookshop: these translations of Hafez by Elizabeth Daryush, from 1921, are certainly the most convincing I've read:

John_Clegg_37: very keen on this syllabic lullaby from elizabeth daryush



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