Poem introduction

This poem, 'A Vision', is a late poem and like 'I Am', you can hear the move away from the very local, the dialect words and phrases, the very particular graininess and textures of Clare’s earlier work towards something more expansive, elemental, spiritual and outside of time.

Take a tour

Roger Stevens's tour

I really enjoyed listening to all the poems in the Archive. It's fantastic to hear poets reading their own work. It...

Take Roger Stevens's tour >