Guest blog post: A Mentor: Anthony Glavin, by Mark Granier

Recently, I took our 11-year old boy to see the Turners in the National Gallery of Ireland. These 31 watercolours … More

Lifesaving Poems: Czeslaw Milosz’s ‘And Yet the Books’

And Yet the Books And yet the books will be there on the shelves, separate beings,That appeared once, still wetAs … More

Lifesaving Poems: Wisława Szymborska’s ‘Psalm’

  Psalm   How leaky are the borders of man-made states! How many clouds float over them scot-free, how much … More

Finding ‘And Yet the Books’

One year I decided that I would decorate one of my teaching rooms with my collection of Poems on the … More