Lyrics to imaginary songs

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  • Published 20090303
  • ISBN: 9780733323942
  • Extent: 256 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

WHEN I THINK about poetry, about my need to read it and reflect on it – and even express the odd poem here and there as if a more direct voice had been switched on inside of me – I recall that it arrived in my life when I was a boy.

The sounds of popular culture were never just a beat to me. They became a form of melodic literature as vital as the classics in which I was schooled and ‘learnt’ to love so profoundly.

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