Black Bough Poetry: Deep Time project

My poem ‘Cyclic’ recently appeared in Black Bough Poetry’s astonishing second volume of their Deep Time publication. The poem itself began life on the Isle of Skye in 2016, and resided, buried, in a notebook for a few years, before resurfacing and being remoulded for the Deep Time submission call.

All the poems in this beautiful series have been inspired by the book Underland by Robert Macfarlane, and chart the wonders of geological time, the hefty weight of dark spaces and the transformations that occur within. I am delighted to join so many fantastic poets in this publication, and I’m indebted to the wonderful poetic community that Matthew MC Smith has built on Twitter in recent months. A genuine lifeline of support and positivity that never fails to bring a smile to my face.

I was thrilled when Matthew asked me recently to host Black Bough’s #TopTweetTuesday on Twitter. What a privilege to spend a whole day immersed in high quality, powerful writing by poets from right across the world.

Thank you Matthew and the whole Black Bough Deep Time team!

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Published by Larissa

Science writer & poet

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