Category: English poetry

‘Edward Thomas and nature: melancholy, ecstasy and “the strange Sweetness”’

Friday 5th Oct, 6pm, TC001, FCH Campus Don’t miss this public lecture by Anna Stenning in which she will introduce the life of the Edwardian poet and countryside writer Edward Thomas. Anna will discuss Thomas’ experiences of joy…

A poem for Holocaust Memorial Day

September Songborn 19.6.32 – deported 24.9.42Undesirable you may have been, untouchableyou were not. Not forgottenor passed over at the proper time. As estimated, you died. Things marched,sufficient, to that end.Just so much Zyklon and leather, patentedterror, so many…