How good to be sent 33 Lines For Ginsberg on Christmas Eve... with its echoes and resonances of the sixties and the poets I was exploring then, Ginsberg yes and people like Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Denise Levertov... Strength to your pen.
The Honey Seller,1800
Under the Castle gate bringing my store to the kitchen I am asked to wait. Honey shines in crocks in my basket.
The gardener wants to know, he says, if this is a bee-skep hole. Can we keep bees in it? He leads me round the old bowls green,