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Like the possible phantoms that stalk the dark passageways of its title poem John Fuller's beautifully lucid collection explores the grey area between life and death Full of self deprecating wit and subtle insight the poems contemplate the inevitability that when one reaches a certain age the moment of one's own passing will start to haunt oneIn 'Flea Market' there is the pathos of once loved objec.
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Domestic and often funny they are uncompromising in the way they confront the huge and unanswerable uestions of life The movement of thought is rendered beautifully concrete in the intricate music of their langauge and melancholy co exists with a lightness of touch that builds a moving and humane barricade against 'life's brevity And it's insignificance'Shortlisted for the Whitbread Award for Poet.
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Ts laid out meaningless 'on the cobbles for scavengers' In 'Positions in the Bed' the restless search for a comfortable way to sleep leads to thoughts of the morning when 'we find Ourselves absconded from the body's Weary roll call' And yet out of this sense of mortality grows a determination to take delight in the moment to appreciate fully 'the business of living'These poems are not only intimate. Intensive Care yet out of this sense of mortality grows a determination to take delight in the moment to appreciate fully 'the business of living'These poems are not only intimate.