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Ocean Hearted Graham Nunn

Ocean Hearted

Graham Nunn

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68 pages
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This is an intimate and deftly crafted collection of poems. Nunn writes with a photographic eye and painter’s sensibility – an elegant woman with “fingernails like jewel-bits of shattered windshield” (‘Gutter & Edge’), nightfall with its “softMoreThis is an intimate and deftly crafted collection of poems. Nunn writes with a photographic eye and painter’s sensibility – an elegant woman with “fingernails like jewel-bits of shattered windshield” (‘Gutter & Edge’), nightfall with its “soft desperation of moths” (‘Heyford Street’), a partner with “the piano’s worn ivory/ asleep in the tips/ of your fingers” (‘Music Lessons’). This is writing that embraces both the immediate and the remembered, the domestic emergencies of modern life, poems that leap “from the shade of the moment”.-Kevin Gillam