First published in Great Britain in 2016 by
Carcanet Press Limited Alliance House, 30 Cross Street,
Manchester, M2 7AQ www.carcanet.co.uk Text copyright © Ian McMillan, 2016
This Lake Used to be Frozen: Lamps (2011), Ah’ve Soiled Ma Breeks! (2012) and Jazz Peas (2014) were first published by smith|doorstop Books, and are republished here with kind permission.
The right of Ian McMillan to be identified as the author of this work has been asserted by him in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of
1988; all rights reserved.
A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.
Typeset by XL Publishing Services, Exmouth Printed and bound in England by SRP Ltd, Exeter The publisher acknowledges financial assistance from Arts Council England