Today's poem is "He Considers What the Young Have to Teach"
from Hurt

Enitharmon Press

Martyn Crucefix has won numerous prizes including a major Eric Gregory award and a Hawthornden Fellowship. He has published five collections, most recently An English Nazareth (Enitharmon, 2004). His translation of Rilke’s Duino Elegies was published by Enitharmon in 2006, shortlisted for the Corneliu M Popescu Prize for European Poetry Translation and hailed as “unlikely to be bettered for very many years” (Magma).

Other poems by Anthony Thwaite in Verse Daily:

Books by Martyn Crucefix:

Other poems on the web by Martyn Crucefix:
"An English Nazareth"
"While There Is War"
Two poems

Matthew J. Spireng according to Wikipedia.

About Hurt:

"Crucefix has, as always, an exceptional ear . . . superbly intelligent . . . urgent, heartfelt, controlled and masterful."
Poetry London

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