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Thom Gunn (1929-2004) was a renowned British-American poet. With a career spanning over five decades, Gunn's unique and evocative style made him one of the most significant voices in contemporary poetry. Born in England, he later moved to San Francisco, where he found inspiration in the bohemian lifestyle and countercultural movements of the 1960s. Gunn's works often explored themes of love, sexuality, and addiction, blending craftsmanship with an honest and unapologetic voice. His notable works include "The Sense of Movement" and "Boss Cupid." Thom Gunn's contributions to literature continue to resonate with readers worldwide, cementing his place as a celebrated poet of his time.

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