British Life in Poetry

British Life in Poetry aims to promote poetry in Britain by posting a weekly poem by a contemporary author writing in English. Loosely based on Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry, this blog is non-profit making and all poems are used with the poet’s permission. Copyright remains with the poets.

British Life in Poetry: Column 03

There’s a fashion for making titles serve as the first line of a poem, which can sometimes come across as a little knowing. However, this poem by Mel Pryor uses the technique brilliantly… Continue reading.