The Daily Poem: For George MacBeth

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Anthony Thwaite was born in 1930. He has been a university lecturer in Japan and Libya, literary editor of The Listener and New Statesman, and co-editor of Encounter 1973- 85. He has been the recipient of the Richard Hillary Memorial Prize, a Cholmondeley Award, and the OBE. This poem is from The Dust of the World (Sinclair-Stevenson). It is one of 67 poems chosen from over 140 collections and 120 individual poems to form The Forward Book of Poetry 1995, which will be published on 6 October, the same day as the announcement of The Forward Poetry Prizes.