A poem about rain

  I subscribe to an e-newsletter from the Daily Rumpus http://therumpus.net and quite often receive personal emails from a man called Stephen Elliot. He’s got a great voice, and I love reading what he has to say, even though he tends to go off on some bizarre tangents. Anyway, he sent through some poems on the weekend, […]

Men like Robert Graves

You might think I mean men who are famous for their intellect and works of literary genius, as Graves was, but, having just returned from a holiday in Deia, Majorca, which was Graves’s home for much of his life, I have a different kind of man in my mind, a man not unlike my father. […]