Published by Cinnamon Press
"With Simple Arithmetic Rees revisits… themes with poems about memory, the changing seasons, the ephemerality of love – the need to struggle on despite the frailty and vulnerability of the human frame. The prevailing tone is Larkinesque: ironic and self-mockingly poignant. In these new poems, he has moved on… to a greater honesty and depth. There is typical, sardonic humour; … an insight into Lloyd Rees’s exceptional versatility as a poet, but also much more about Lloyd Rees himself and his attitude to life…"
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