Morning Breaks in the Elevator by Lemn Sissay

Morning Breaks in the Elevator

Lemn Sissay

It's an emotional roller coaster reading this poetry collection, ranging from the wonderful tenderness of 'Invisible Kisses' to the savagery of 'The Waitress' and 'The Nights of the Round Table'. And to hear Lemn perform his poetry is unforgettable - if you get the chance don't miss out.

Extract


If there was ever one
Whom when you were sleeping
Would wipe your tears
When in dreams you were weeping:
Who would offer you time
When others demand

from Invisible kisses

Parallels
  • The Fire People by Lemn Sissay (editor)
  • Tings and Times by Linton Kwesi Johnson
  • Armada by Brian Patten

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