Matt edits British Life in Poetry, which aims to promote poetry in Britain by posting a weekly poem by a contemporary author writing in English. Loosely based on Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry, the blog is non-profit making and all poems are used with the poet’s permission. Copyright remains with the poets.
British Life in Poetry: Column 34
Poets are often told to just write it like it is and it will be good and true. But as the great Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes said, I wonder if it’s that simple?…Continue reading.