Watching the Perseids

Watching the Perseids

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Peter Scupham's eighth book of poems contains two central sequences: the first, written after the death of his mother, imagines various scenes from her life; the second is a more immediate recording of his father's conversations during the last few days of his life, as the poet nursed him. It is a brave and extraordinary book, in which Scupham's experience as a craftsman of words, and his haunted sense of time, come into their own. This book is intended for poetry lovers.
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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 134 x 212 x 8mm | 99.79g
  • OxfordPoets
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192827855
  • 9780192827852