So in the simple blessing of a rainbow, In the bevelled edge of a sunlit mirror, I have seen visible, Death’s artifact Like a soldier’s ribbon on a tunic tacked.
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|Birth:||22nd September, 1923|
|Death:||28th September, 2014|
Daniel Abse was born in Cardiff, Wales. He was a Welsh poet. Abse first studied medicine at the University of Wales College of Medicine, and then at Westminster Hospital Medical School and King's College London. He received numerous literary awards and fellowships for his writing. In 1989, he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Wales. His first poetic volume, After Every Green Thing, was published in 1949. His autobiographic work, Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve, was published in 1954. He won the Welsh Arts Council Award in both 1971 and 1987, and the Cholmondeley Award in 1985. His poetry collection, Running Late, was published in 2006. He was awarded the Roland Mathias prize for Running Late.
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