poetry

And to feel that the light is a
rabbit-light
In which everything is meant for you… The grass is full
And full of yourself.
(From Wallace Stevens’ poem
‘A Rabbit as King of the Ghosts’)

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Here in the UK, Thursday 8 October 2015 is National Poetry Day. Poetry is close to our hearts on The Psychologist, so we thought we would take a look back at some relevant archive material. 

- In 2015, we ran...

A Wonder World for Enid

Enid, these are for you.
My wish: that you had a wonder world in front of your paled eyes,
Scenes so wonderful that you felt,
simply, joy.
Garden memories of...

"Its maps, they say, are in our minds already:
How else could we adventure in that country
So sure of paths we never walked upon?

I listen to the children, not yet three,
Dancing out the tongue's deep mystery,
Threading the maze of meaning and...