From the publisher:
Over the past twenty-five years, the award-winning writer David Morley has become known as one of Britain’s most original poets. Renowned for his energy and linguistic inventiveness, Morley is a master storyteller, whose poems uncover ‘universes bound together by language’ (Guardian). From Romani tales to sharply observed lyrics about nature, from political allegory to vividly imagined histories, his poetry evokes the enchantment and truth of the natural world and our place in it. In the words of Les Murray, ‘He holds our world up to a language mostly kept secret; the refraction of the familiar is dizzying and often moving’.