Yew Tree Press of Stroud

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Caroline Shaw



Caroline Shaw’s new pamphlet, ‘Brute Swan’ is brilliantly titled: 
the poems have a lasting beauty about them,
even a serenity, but they work hard below the surface,
and when they confront ill-treatment and abuse
they are little short of brutal themselves.

Song Thrush

I’d mate with you
king of trill
we’d mix it up
sing creole
hop the sprigs
play random gigs intoxicate
sun’s first flush
our chicks
would create such fuss it wouldn’t matter
that our lives were brief they would be glorious

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