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David Morley poetry reading (online)


David Morley was trained as an ecologist. He won the Ted Hughes Award for The Invisible Gift: Selected Poems. His books from Carcanet include The Magic of What’s There, The Gypsy and the Poet, Enchantment and The Invisible Kings. His latest book, FURY, was a Poetry Book Society Choice and shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection. David is 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.