Quantcast
Channel: Poetry | The Guardian
Mark channel Not-Safe-For-Work? cancel confirm NSFW Votes: (0 votes)
Are you the publisher? Claim or contact us about this channel.
0

Poem of the week: When winter comes by Jane Clarke

0
0

The rich colours of a forge, and the controlled violence of the blacksmith’s tools offer vivid imagery for an elegy about grief

When winter comes

remember what the blacksmith
knows – dim light is best

The paradox of the elegy is that the poem is finite: grief, in that circumscribed world, comes to an end

Continue reading...

Latest Images