A Summer of Poetry

I’ve been busy over the summer, reading, writing and studying poetry and haven’t had time to write blog posts which I suppose is how it should be. But with autumn arriving and a new term about to start I’m taking the chance to reflect on the last couple of months. The summer poetics kicked off…

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Poetry Month- Derek Walcott’s White Egrets

Up to now, I’ve only browsed Walcott’s poems, so for the start of National Poetry month I decided I should read one of this collections properly. I settled on White Egrets published in 2010. He was awarded the Nobel prize for literature in 1992 and taught one of my tutors on the Poetry School MA.…

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