Tag Archives: Douglas Dunn

Sentenced to Life by Clive James

A Graph Review:          70 but mostly highpoints of 75 plus Sentenced to Life          Clive James Picador,          Hardback.         £14.99.        978 14472 8404 8         published 9 April 2015 37 poems. Clive James is a television writer and presenter, author … Continue reading

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The Forward book of poetry, A Graph Review

A Graph Review 60 with highpoints 75 The Forward Book of poetry  2015 978 057131524 6      paperback       £8.99 Did you Remember National Poetry Day 2014?  A UK event organised by the Forward Arts Foundation for the last 19 years.  Well, … Continue reading

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Douglas Dunn wins Queens Medal for Poetry

Many congratulations to Douglas Dunn for winning  the  2013 Queens medal for Poetry, in recognition of his lifetime contribution to literature. I have previously mentioned  his ‘Elegies’  in relation to other writing by James Reeves and Christopher Reid and I … Continue reading

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The Talking-Skull, poems by James Reeves

A Graph Review:   45 with highpoint 60 (0=dont bother, 100 =best ever) my copy is Heinemann, jacketed hardback published 1958 This was Reeves’ fourth collection of non-childrens poetry. He is possibly better remembered as writing poetry for children or editing … Continue reading

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