Thanks are due to the editors of the following publications in which some of these poems, or versions of them, have previously appeared: Modern Poetry in Translation, Poetry Salzburg, Poetry Wales, Travellers’ Times, The Death of Wisdom Smith Prince of Gypsies (The Melos Press).
‘When I Heard the Calling of Birds’ was commissioned by Reprieve and the Ledbury Poetry Festival. ‘Honour’ was commissioned for Metamorphic: 21st century poets respond to Ovid edited by Nessa O’Mahony and Paul Munden. ‘What Will You Give for the Moon?’ appeared on Carol Ann Duffy’s WRITE where we are NOW website responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Grateful thanks to Siobhan Keenan, William Palmer, Pascale Petit, Michael Schmidt.