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50 of the most poignant lines from poetry

The most moving, inspiring and emotional quotes from poetry, from Emily Dickinson to Yrsa Daley-Ward.

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Sonny Hall
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Sonny Hall is the poetry poster boy you’re going to want to read next

This model and poet is set for literary stardom.

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New fiction, thinking self-help, culture, romance and beyond: April’s best new books

These are books your commute is crying out for

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Francesca Brown
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Nikita Gill’s new poetry collection will give ancient myths a feminist update

It’s being described as a “timely feminist inspiration for modern women”.

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“I need poetry more than it needs me”: Rupi Kaur on how writing saved her

Poet Rupi Kaur sits down with Stylist to talk Instapoetry, mental health and the therapeutic power of words.

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“When I was struggling with anxiety and depression, poetry saved my life”

Award-winning spoken word poet Jaspreet Kaur tells Stylist why creative expression is key to her mental health.

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Megan Murray
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Get a free coffee by writing a poem in cafés around the UK next week

Flex your creativity and stay in the moment

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Anna Brech
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books for spring
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Activism, anger plus fiction that sparks actual joy: March’s 10 most unmissable books

Clear some space on your bookshelves...

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Francesca Brown
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Feminist poetry
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Someone has hidden feminist poems all around London

Keep your eyes peeled for the likes of Maya Angelou and Jenny Joseph

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Emily Baker
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Five beautiful poems to read when you need a good cry

Moving poetry selected by women including Judi Dench, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Elena Ferrante

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Meet the new generation of female poets breaking boundaries in 2019

Sales of poetry books are on the rise - and with good reason

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Rosalind Jana
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February 2019's biggest books to know about

The new releases set to be February's biggest bestselling books

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8 important life lessons we can learn from poet Mary Oliver

You might not know her name, but you certainly know her work.

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Susan Devaney
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9 invigorating literary quotes to make you feel optimistic about the new year

Courtesy of Emily Dickinson, Rupi Kaur, Helen Fielding and more.

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Moya Crockett
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Plan your reading for January with 10 incredible new releases

Discover January's biggest, must-read books before everyone else

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Francesca Brown
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Nikita Gill
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My feminist icon: Nikita Gill on why Maya Angelou inspires her the most

"She teaches people, especially women, to embrace and empower themselves"

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Nikita Gill
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The 10 books you need to add to your 2019 reading list

From big authors and breakout debuts to essential non-fiction, say hello to next year's biggest titles

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Francesca Brown
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Visible Women

The incredible true story of the captured poet who wrote her way to freedom

Remembering Phyllis Wheatley, the first well-known black female poet in the western world and the first African-American to publish a book

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Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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Katie Piper on the healing power of poetry and writing

“I refuse to believe there’s not a purpose to any struggle.”

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‘The Most Gentle Revolution’ by Nikita Gill

Stylist is delighted to share a new poem about kindness from celebrated writer Nikita Gill

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