almost hear you laugh at this jumble of paper blooms
landing haphazard on the dizzy page
rough-margined, short of capitals
bashed out with blunt index fingers
Loud enough to wake the dead.
Her previous books have been praised as 'elegant and finely tuned' (Ian McMillan, Poetry Review, 'a disturbing transformation of the mundane and domestic... poetry for grown-ups' (Eva Saltzman, TLS),'these controlled, apparently formal poems challenge poetic decorum with their combination of shocking subject matter and a wry generous humour' (David Morley, The Cambridge Guide to Women's Writing in English).