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"Matthew Sweeney is a force for good in British poetry," writes Ruth Padel. "The work is one...
A Smell of Fish
A smell of fish filled the valley
and all the seagulls came inland.
Cats ran everywhere, sniffing.
Men checked the level of the sea.
Some could be heard hammering.
Churches filled to pray for wind.
Visiting the Poetry Archive feels like browsing through your favourite bookshop and finding that all the books are now...