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Dinah Livingstone, who grew up in the rural West of England, came to live in Camden Town, London in 1966. These are the poems she wishes to keep from 1966 until 1989.
'Livingstone's lively blend of sensuality and intellect illuminates the reader's states as well as her own.' - Times Literary Supplement
'I have enjoyed hearing and reading her wordplay, her musicality, wit and subversions. . . I can recommend Keeping Heart wholeheartedly. - Acumen
'Livingstone's honesty and the spark of real joy which are the true heart of her work.' - Stand
'The feel of London much to the forefront, the poems make an arresting impression' - Ethical Record
'The poem 'Middlemost' is a perfect expression of a green and growing "learning haven" existing within a context of horrors.' - Spokes
'A consistency which is admirable' - Ambit