New poems on Wild Court: ‘Arrival’ and ‘Questions to a mound’

I am very pleased to have two new poems on Wild Court – a wonderful journal founded in the English Department during my degree at King’s College London. Both poems are, coincidentally, connected in some way to that time. ‘Arrival’ is inspired by my home of 2 years on the Regent’s Park Estate in Camden;Continue reading “New poems on Wild Court: ‘Arrival’ and ‘Questions to a mound’”

The Bookworm Riddle

Translation of ‘Riddle 47’ from The Exeter Book A moth ate words. When I heard about this wonder, It seemed to me a curious thing, that the worm should gobble The sayings of some unnamed man, That the thief in the dark should steal his glorious speeches, The foundation of their mighty meanings. And yetContinue reading “The Bookworm Riddle”