When I heard Harbour Publishing were releasing a posthumous book by Patrick Lane, I knew it would be a must-read collection. Lane became one of the finest writers of his generation or any other by writing poetry at once easily accessible and breathtakingly lyrical.
ARROYO The dead do not come riding dark horses up out of the arroyo. They do not arrive in dust grey-shrouded singing the old songs. No, they arrive like turnips pulled winter-burned and cold from the soil. They lie at your feet, worm-riddled, creased with dirt in the furrows, fallen peasants left behind in the […]