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.

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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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