This collection of 16 poems, written weekly over 4 months in the spring of 2021, chronicles a period of Covid-19 lockdown, and offers a glimpse of hope in dark days. Please note that this product is a downloadable PDF for printing at home.
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This collection of 16 poems, written weekly over 4 months in the spring of 2021, chronicles a period of Covid-19 lockdown, and offers a glimpse of hope in dark days. The collection includes descriptions of what was happening each week, giving a context for each poem.
The Magpie On The Ledge
Observations on the need to achieve
When This Is Over
A poem on the hope of what lies beyond (as read on Reflections at the Quay)
Snow On Snow
First World Problems
On noticing privilege
The seduction of light
A reminder that it won’t always be this way
On the line that divides good and evil
On memory and forgetfulness
A response to a stuck container ship
Remember Hope Returns
An Easter poem
Reflections on poverty and inequality
My Restless Friend
A sonnet about a squirrel
The Technology Of Biology
An ode to a vaccine
Eternal Present Tense
In praise of open water swimming and the pursuit of clarity
For the dishevelled and the scunnered
The End Of The Tier
On the pleasure and trepidation offered by the prospect of freedom
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