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Muriel Stuart was The daughter of a Scottish barrister was a poet particularly concerned with the topic of sexual politics though she first wrote poems about World War I She later gave up poetry writing her last work was published in the 1930s She was born Muriel Stuart Irwin She was hailed by Hugh MacDiarmid as the best woman poet of the Scottish Renaissance although she was not Scottish but English Despite this his comment led to her inclusion in many Scottish anthologies Thomas Hardy described her poetry as Superlatively good Her most famous poem In the Orchard is entirely dialogs and in no kind of verse form which makes it innovative for its time She does use rhyme a mixture of half-rhyme and rhyming couplets abab form Other famous poems of hers are The Seed Shop The Fools and Man and his Makers Muriel also wrote a gardening book called Gardeners Nightcap 1938 which was later reprinted by Persephone Books

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List of poems by Muriel Stuart 59 total

Forgotten Dead, I Salute You
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Man and his Makers
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In Memory Of Douglas Vernon Cow
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For Fasting Days
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In Praise of Mandragora
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Thèlus Wood
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Madala Goes By The Orphanage
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The End of Love
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A Song for Old Love
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Ave et Vale
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The Cloudberry
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Ave et Vale
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Christ at Carnival
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The Fools
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Lady Hamilton
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The Seed-Shop
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The Thief of Beauty
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The Wood And The Shore
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In the Orchard
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The Father
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The Bellman
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Andromeda Unfettered
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White Magic
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Obsession 55 ViewsRate it
Wild Geese Across the Moon
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The New Aspasia
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The Harebell
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The Dead Moment
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Sic Transit
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Mrs. Effingham's Swan Song
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To a Poet, Charles Bridges
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Boys Bathing
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To the Old Gods
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The Balcony 40 ViewsRate it
The Tryst
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The Chalice of Circe
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A Chicot
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At a Life's End
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For Fasting Days.
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Lady Hamilton.
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Forgotten Dead, I Salute You.
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In The Orchard.
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Man And His Makers.
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A Song For Old Love.
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