James Brookes

James Brookes’s second collection, Spoils, was published in February.

Poem: ‘Raven George’

James Brookes, 24 May 2018

On Saturday 13 September 1986, Raven George, enlisted 1975,was posted to the Welsh Mountain Zoo. Conduct unsatisfactory,service therefore no longer required.

George Younghusband’s The Tower from Within claims the Earl of Dunraven believed his ravens were all the avatars of King Brân the Blessed by which he kept watch over every cantref of Britain.

So it was with George. And when he...

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