131 x 198 x 6mm
Reissued to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of its publication.
"Now, to pry into roots, to finger slime, To stare big-eyed Narcissus, into some spring, Is beneath all adult dignity. I rhyme, To see myself, to set the darkness echoing."
'Death Of A Naturalist' marks the auspicious outset of an acclaimed master. As a first book of poems, it is remarkable for its accurate perceptions and its rich linguistic gifts.