Dame Carol Ann Duffy DBE FRSL HonFBA HonFRSE (born 23 December 1955) is a Scottish poet and playwright. She is a professor of contemporary poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University, and was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in May 2009, resigning in 2019. She is the first woman, the first Scot, and the first openly gay poet to hold the position.
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Interview with Carol Ann Duffy (The Telegraph 2010). She also speaks about her writing process. The Map and the Clock is a celebration of the most scintillating poems ever composed on our islands.
Police in Glasgow were forced to separate rival independence supporters following a pro-Union rally in George Square. Poem, titled 'September 2014', published day after the historic 'No' vote. The 16-line verse reflects on Scotland's decision to remain in the Union. Duffy is the first female and Scottish poet laureate, appointed in 2009
Some years ago, Carol Ann Duffy collected som poems of ageing from other pioets. Unfortunately I do not know the title of this anthology. It cotains poema from among others Roger McGough, Nina Cassion and many more. It will blind you with tears like a lover. It will make your reflection a wobbling photo of grief. I am trying to be truthful. Not a cute card or a kissogram. Its fierce kiss will stay on your lips, possessive and faithful as we are, for as long as we are. Take it. Its platinum loops shrink to a wedding-ring, if you.
Carol Ann Duffy is the current UK Poet Laureate; she will hold the position until 2019. Even though she never views herself as a feminist poet, her poems, especially in her collection The World’s Wife, are closely related to different feminist issues. Popular Carol Ann Duffy songs. Little Red Cap. Carol Ann Duffy.