Dark horses: 21 Lifesaving Poems which should be better known

Readers of this blog will know that I make a list at the end of each year showing the most … More

In the bookshop

I have given myself the afternoon off. I have sat for hours in good faith at my desk, all in … More

Lifesaving poems of summer

Now that we have finally had one in the UK, I found myself wondering recently how many of my Lifesaving Poems choices … More

The Top 20 Lifesaving Poems

I began writing the Lifesaving Poems series of blog posts in May 2010. The idea was to celebrate the poems that I … More