By Stevie Smith
When Stevie Smith died in 1971 she was once one of many twentieth-century's hottest poets; a lot of her poems were commonly anthologised, and 'Not Waving yet Drowning' is still one of many nation's favorite poems to this day.
Satirical, mischievous, teasing, disarming, her normally lightning-fast alterations in tone take readers from comedy to tragedy and again back, whereas her line drawings are via turns unsettling and beguiling. during this entirely new version of her paintings, Smith pupil Will may perhaps collects jointly the illustrations and poems from her unique released volumes for the 1st time, recording attention-grabbing information about their provenance, and describing a few of the types Smith offered either on level and web page. together with over 500 works from Smith's 35-year profession, The amassed Poems and Drawings of Stevie Smith is the fundamental version of recent poetry's so much detailed voice.
I used to be a lot additional out than you thought
And now not waving yet drowning.
- 'Not Waving yet Drowning'
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