Today's poem is "Letters"
from The Book of Mirrors

Bloodaxe Books

Frieda Hughes is a poet, an award-winning painter, and the author of seven books for children. Her poems have appeared in many leading publications, including, among others, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The London Magazine, The Spectator, The Times, Tatler, Thumbscrew, and Agenda. Her first collection of poetry, Wooroloo, received a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation.

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Frieda Hughes's Website.

Frieda Hughes According to Wikipedia.

About The Book of Mirrors:

"An accomplished painter, she brings to her poetry the same landscape of contrasts, in her vivid descriptions of light and dark, struggle and release, the cleansing properties of fire. She is a courageous poet with a rich palette"
— Maura Dooley & Jamie McKendrick, PBS Bulletin

"This is poetry come out of siege"
—John Kinsella, Observer

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