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David Morley poetry reading (online)

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Date(s) - Thursday, 10th December
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



David Morley is a poet and ecologist. He will read from and talk about his latest collection, Fury, which was shortlisted for the 2020 Forward Prize for Best Collection. His other collections include The Gypsy and the Poet and Enchantment. He is also known for his poetry installations within natural landscapes: ‘slow poetry’ sculptures and I-Cast poetry films. He is Professor of Creative Writing at Warwick University, and a winner of the Ted Hughes Award, the Cholmondeley Award and a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature.

She sings light, he sings lightly, from the pine-needled nestcup.
He shifts lightly; she shifts light, among the burrs in the nestcup.
How slightly, how very slight, the sky shrinks to their egg shell hue.

This event is free. It will be live online and will subsequently be made available on the Five Leaves Bookshop YouTube channel. To register and receive a link to access the event, please visit the EventBrite event page.