Bowing to Winter by June Hall

Bowing to Winter

June Hall

Bath-Time is such a simple and short poem - but within four verses I found myself close to tears. Like all the poems in this book it really resonated with me. This is a very special collection indeed.

Extract

... duty
stitched into her hems, polished into post-war
brogues and darned with large sampler stitches
into navy cardigan and thick beige stockings.
From Bath-time

Parallels
  • Being Alive by Neil Astley (ed)
  • Of Mutability by Jo Shapcott
  • The Now of Snow by June Hall