Andrew Motion

Andrew Motion

English poet, novelist and biographer
I am a vigilant monarchist. I want to see things evolve. The direction the monarchy seems to be moving in - towards a more mainland-European model - is one I would feel sympathetic about.More Andrew Motion quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
These places, and the ancient things you know, You won't know soon. I'm working on it now.'More Andrew Motion quotes [07/25/2011 04:07:49]
I'm not precisely saying that a really good board meeting at the MLA (Museums, Libraries and Archives Coucil) makes me want to go and write poetry, but there is a pleasure in doing that sort of thing well.More Andrew Motion quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
In a general way, I want to be a kind of flag-waver, bunting hanger-up, drum-beater, you name it, for poetry.More Andrew Motion quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Poetry is at the centre of my life, too, emotionally speaking, and intellectually speaking - it's just that I'm one of those people who enjoy doing other stuff as well.More Andrew Motion quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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