A poem for Barry MacSweeney, in time for Sunday’s BBC Radio 4 documentary (4.30pm). This is from my collection How To Build A City and was written, I think, in 2003. On Kinder Scout All the skies are leased anyway – Barry MacSweeney, Pearl We marvel how the peat bog got this highContinue reading “A Poem for Barry”
I’ve been busy lately working on a documentary for Radio 4 about the poet Barry MacSweeney (pictured here far-left, in 1970). The programme is broadcast at 4.30pm on Sunday 6th September.