Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife

Maybe not one for calamari fans, this too first saw the light of day in PIR. A simple poem about jealousy (one of the new collection’s central themes) but inspired by a shunga woodcut by Hokusai, who turns up in … Continue reading

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In memoriam Les Gray

Slightly more definite prognosis for the new book: should start the editing process soon with an eye on a May 2011 publication date. To mark its approach, here’s one I read (and sang, God love us!) at the Derwent Poetry … Continue reading

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