Alice Oswald

Alice Oswald’s second book of poems, Dart, has been shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.

Two Poems

Alice Oswald, 23 January 2003

Story of a Man

last time a man was sealed in skin like an inspoken word sealed in it was mid-spring, most people arm in arm, most trees whispering and he could just make out the fluttering light

it was warm, it was days you walk out without a coat and little rain showers dash across the carpark and he stood there, like a man on film, going on with his heartwork at last at last he could think...

Outcanoevre: Alice Oswald

Aingeal Clare, 23 March 2006

Alice Oswald, though she may not seem it at first, is an opinionated poet of ideas, and her poetry is ambitious in both form and scope. She writes taut poems about nature but refuses to call them...

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