Lifesaving Poems: Helen Dunmore’s ‘In the Desert Knowing Nothing’

In the Desert Knowing Nothing   Here I am in the desert knowing nothing, here I am knowing nothing in … More

Lifesaving Poems: Michael Donaghy’s ‘Machines’

The most fun I have ever seen a poet have at their own reading (with the possible exception of Jackie … More

Lifesaving Poems

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