June 21, 2019

OSWALD AT OXFORD

A brilliant appointment! Alice Oswald, Oxford Professor of Poetry, the first woman to serve in that role in its three-hundred-year existence.
Alice Oswald photo by Kate Mount


from TITHONUS
46 MINUTES IN THE LIFE OF THE DAWN

    as soon as each tree becomes
particular and a working  wood
emerges and the river begins to speak
back with underwater woodland 

(Alice Oswald, Falling Awake Norton 2016)