When poets disappear

Some of my favourite poetry books of all time are anthologies. Not the headline selections everybody has (and has to … More

On Hopkins, Seth Godin and depression

I treated myself to Seth Godin‘s newish book The Icarus Deception recently. It is both dense and light, profound and easy to … More

Lifesaving Poems

I was struck by a remark of Seamus Heaney in an interview he gave some years ago now. He was … More