Poem introduction

One of the forms I became very fond of over the last ten years has been the terza rima which is a story-telling form which I found in Dante - each verse leads you on to the next and the whole thing unrolls or unspools like a reel of film. 'Noir' is about film, it's about film noir in fact - it's a non-existent film noir, but it's about the way film moves against expectation and the way film conjures mood. And again it's related in my mind to memory.

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Over the years I’ve become increasingly interested in the lyrical nature of poetry. I find that the more I’ve taken in...

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