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Tag: Book

MY LIFE

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One of the most bewitching books I’ve read this year.

No puppy or dog will ever be capable of this, and surely no parrot. No one can ask another a rhetorical question. We can only read stray rocks and first we must learn their names.

IN SITU

SMALL THINGS


I hadn’t written a poem in ages and it was starting to smart. And then this happened. Sometimes all you need to do is drink wine in the rain. 

EVERY DAY IS A JOURNEY

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328 years ago today Bashō set off on the narrow road to the deep north. His eponymous travelogue is one of my favourite books of all time.

GREEN LANGUAGE

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I have a poem in the first volume of this exciting new anthology series on Corbel Stone Press. ‘Green Language’ is about an encounter with a hoopoe in the Pyrenees.