From My Poetry Bookshelf – The Nightfishing by WS Graham

The second in my (weekly?) series of posts about poets whose work I go back to regularly, and whose writing has influenced my own work, is about WS Graham, particularly in relation to his poem The Nightfishing. Born in Greenock in 1918, Graham moved to Cornwall in 1944, where he lived until his death in 1986. Whilst more well-known poets such as TS Eliot and Hugh Macdiarmid supported his work, Graham wasn’t particularly successful during…

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