Eyewear is very glad to welcome Andrew Bailey this Friday. Bailey (pictured) lives in Chichester and works for the Poetry Archive, among other things.
He has also worked for various literature organisations, including the Poetry Society and Poetry International Web, and a number of theatre companies.
His poetry has appeared in various magazines including Poetry Review, Stand, Stride, Brittle Star and Vallum. A play (co-written) appeared in the Assembly Rooms in the Edinburgh Fringe 2002.
Bailey studied at the universities of Nottingham, where he won the Kirke White Prize for Poetry, and Sheffield, for an MA in Contemporary Poetry. He is the winner of the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize 2005. I've enjoyed publishing his work at Nthposition, and think he's a British poet well worth keeping an eye on.
pinch the petals
from the blossom
and lick the plasma
lift the mushroom
on knife and thumb
from its tilth
subject to steam
this your world
your new eyes
poem by Andrew Bailey
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