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Clive James 'Saying Goodbye' Through His Poetry

Posted at 8:21AM Wednesday 28 May 2014

Terminally ill author and critic Clive James says he has "started saying goodbye" through his poetry.

The 74-year-old, who has leukaemia and emphysema, has written of having "lungs of dust" in his most recent work, Sentenced To Life.

"Inevitably, you start saying goodbye," he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

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