Broadcaster and poet Clive James
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Clive James 'near to death but thankful for life'

Five years after being diagnosed with terminal leukaemia, Australian broadcaster and poet Clive James says he is near to death but thankful for life.

Infidelity and family are some of the themes that James has been reflecting on through his poetry.

He has been sharing his thoughts with BBC Breakfast's Charlie Stayt.

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