Some of these poems, often in rather different form, have appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, Poetry Review, Poetry News, PN Review, London Magazine, and Ambit. Special thanks are due to Alan Jenkins at the Times Literary Supplement, Maurice Riordan at Poetry Review, and to Martin Bax at Ambit.
First published in Great Britain in 2017 by Carcanet Press Limited Alliance House, 30 Cross Street, Manchester, M2 7AQ www.carcanet.co.uk
Text copyright © Miles Burrows 2017
The right of Miles Burrows 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, ISBN 978 1 784103 40 8
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The publisher acknowledges financial assistance from Arts Council England.