remarkable debut collection from
contains the uncontainable;
wondrous, spellbound and daring poems, happy to roam from South
American monasteries to the shorelines of memory.
These bold, often witty and always hawk-eyed poems survey matters of faith, tragedy and womanhood.
skilful and formally audacious, Clarkson is a poet of extraordinary and
kaleidoscopic vision; her writing always richly riotous with detail, her poems
possessing the singular ability to move from the maelstrom of feeling to the
stilled moment with an assured, quick elegance.