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For depth and density of analysis, breadth of learning, mastery of detail. connection and concept, his criticism compares with the very best. A mind to admire, work to learn from and his commitment to his art leaves me in awe.
William, you still on the site? Just wondering. S
Anyone who dares to challenge the two poems who, to my mind, soar over English poetry, Epithalamion and Notes towards a supreme fiction, has my instantaneous respect. I will read more.
it's great to come upon a true poet on the PoemHunter circuit
A virtuoso at work. Long may he continue to produce such authentic poetry.
Work here reads like a study in poetic forms: open lyrics, sonnets, villanelles, triolets, couplets, tercets, epigrams,
haiku, clerihews, even a sestina. Professional at work.
Comatose with heat, the night slumps, incubus over the clotted lake. Berserkcrickets, ubiquitous, chirr; a frenzied moth pungs the screens.No mail.Crusts of lichen knit stone wallsand climb the shins of oaks stripped