My Bright Shadow


Patrick Jones

Publisher Rough Trade Books

ISBN 9781912722327


These are words written during Patrick's mother's diagnosis of leukaemia and after her death- mostly under a tree on the mountain where he would speak with her. No perfectly crafted sonnets but the raw breath of grief-of trying to work out what was, is and will be. We write to escape ourselves and to find ourselves-these poems are a testament to a life and to love. We are alone in our grief but connected to others' grieving and words are the threads stitching us together.

28 p, ills colour & bw, 15 x 21 cm cm, pb, English


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