Another excellent blog from Kim Moore with a intriguing poem about a bath in a field from the lovely Keith Hutson.
It has been a funny old week this week – overshadowed by the poet Graham Austin’s funeral. It was sad and funny all at the same time. Graham’s son and two daughters read beautiful eulogies for him which were really interesting as well as being funny and sad. Graham’s other daughter had made a beautiful slideshow of photographs of Graham and his family. I found out Graham used to be a runner – there was an amazing photograph of him in full sprint mode on a track.
The loveliest thing though was that the funeral was full of poetry. Graham’s grandson read one of his poems, and other poems were quoted from and then Mark Carson, Ross Baxter and I each read a poem. I read the poem that Graham sent me for this blog a while ago and it sounds inappropriate, but it nearly made me laugh whilst I…
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