Book review: Collected Poems, by Roger McGough, 2003

This is a first – I am going to write a blog about a book I haven’t actually read! Last night I had the pleasure of going to listen to a reading by the great Roger McGough. If you haven’t come across McGough before he is a living legend, and his accessibility and at timesContinue reading “Book review: Collected Poems, by Roger McGough, 2003”

Book review: Selected Poems – Robert Herrick

Read in a 1996 Everyman edition which you can still buy for the astonishing price of £1. Herrick is best known for his “To the Virgins, to make Much of Time: Gather ye rosebuds while ye may…”, which is an excellent representation of his oeuvre – light verse that focuses on themes of love, women,Continue reading “Book review: Selected Poems – Robert Herrick”