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Anne Ridler
Anne Barbara Ridler (30 July 1912 15 October 2001) was a British poet, and Faber and Faber editor, selecting the Faber A Little Book of Modern Verse with T. S. Eliot (1941). Her Collected Poems (Carcanet Press) were published in 1994. She turned to libretto work and verse plays; it was later in life that she earned official recognition, receiving an OBE in 2000. She married the printer Vivian Ridler in 1938; they had four children. She was on the edge of the Inklings group, being a Christian and friend and correspondent of C. S. Lewis, editor of Charles Williams: The Image of the City and other Essays (1958) and Charles Williams: Selected Writings (1961).

autumn day
The raging colour of this cold Friday
Eats up our patience like a fire,
Consumes our willi... [read poem]
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