Vernon Watkins: New Selected Poems
Vernon Watkins was an accomplished Welsh poet, published throughout his lifetime and acclaimed by his peers, but in recent years, public awareness of Watkins has ceased, creating a bizarre gap in the perception of 20th-century poetry. This new selection introduces his work to a new generation.
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from The Lady with the Unicorn 1948
from The Death Bell 1954
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