Poem introduction

I spent my schooldays on the east coast of Lincolnshire, in Skegness, where the chilly wind straight from the North Sea did tend to put a damper on picnics a lot of the time. This was part of a whole sequence of seaside poems, and this particular one is just called 'Picnic'

Take a tour

Mark Grist's tour

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

Take Mark Grist's tour >