Today is Poetry Day 2016, when we recognise the contribution of the poetic arts to our history and culture. This year, in keeping with the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, the theme is Revolution. To celebrate Headstuff are sharing…
The Uses of Poetry
Ammar, ten, is thankful
for The Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams
whose two volumes (Carcanet, 2010)
kept him warm all last night.
They were precious indeed,
under the clear sky of the Kurdistan …