The Mixed Urn: Poems (Paperback)
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A Different VisionAnd when the bright detail was restored,
all my senses danced, until Ravel's
Kaddish, rinsed with too much sunshine, scalded
the morning with a blinding rain. I saw you
and I thought if only I'd been more aware
of all my retinal glitches, darnings, rainbows,
I could have seen more clearly how to love you.
What shall I do with all this finer light?
About the Author
Carol Rumens is the author of 14 collections of poems, as well as fiction, drama and translation. She has received the Cholmondeley Award and the Prudence Farmer Prize, and was joint recipient of an Alice Hunt Bartlett Award. Her most recent publication is the prose book, Self into Song, based on three poetry lectures delivered in the Bloodaxe-Newcastle University Lecture Series. She is currently professor in creative writing at Bangor University in Wales, and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.