image.pngby R J Hansford

Taking its title from the penultimate line of the poem Ptarmigan, this collection is grouped into five themed clusters:-

1. Groundwork—family connections with the building industry.
2. Place Name—childhood in a New Forest Parish.
3. Dualities—exploring nationality.
4. Conversions—poet as seer.
5. Oldest Profession—the craft of poetry.

Of course, these are not hermetically-sealed sections. Many of the poems work on several levels, and could well be placed in more than one category.

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ISBN : 9781906385101