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Bright Travellers review Fiona Benson's impressive first collection

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Fiona Benson transforms life's surprises, accidents and let-downs into poems of great beauty in her bold debut

You might think Bright Travellers a fey title, but not once you have encountered the poem from which it has been parted. It describes a baby's intent, unfathomable way of looking at the world:

She stares
over my left shoulder
into blank corners
and seems to watch
who knows what
bright travellers.

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