Poems on the Underground: Bowl - Elizabeth Cook
Poems on the Underground

Poems on the Underground: Bowl - Elizabeth Cook

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Part of the Poems on the Underground series, a poster print of the poem 'Bowl' by Elizabeth Cook.
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Part of the Poems on the Underground series, a poster print of the poem 'Bowl' by Elizabeth Cook.

Size: 61cm x 28cm

Bowl

Give me a bowl, wide
and shallow. Patient
to light as a landscape open
to the whole weight
of a deepening sky.
 
Give me a bowl which turns
for ever on a curve
so gentle a child
could bear it and beasts
lap fearless at its low rim

About the author:

Elizabeth Cook is a poet, fiction-writer and scholar. She lectured in English literature at the universities of Essex and Leeds before deciding to go freelance. She wrote the words for Francis Grier's The Passion of Jesus of Nazareth (2006), is editor of John Keats: the Major Works (Oxford) and author of Achilles (Methuen) - a fiction that also has a continuing performance life.

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