A poet, at a desk, in a shed. A shed which is temple, bunker, study and look-out post all rolled into one.Not far away, in the surrounding West Yorkshire countryside, the local council have begun "peeling back turf" to turn a former cow-field into a new cemetery.In this brand new collection from Simon Armitage, day-to-day observations become short and layered meditations addressed to any "reader" within earshot, from the adulterers and learner drivers cruising the cemetery's newly laid tarmac, to the cosmos itself, staring ...

New Cemetery 2017, Propolis, Norwich

ISBN-13: 9780992946036