Thanks so much to Alice Wilkinson who blogs reviews at lissinbookland
“Welcome Back to the Country”
By Graham Clifford.
(Online edition, 31 pages)
It is hard to sum up a collection like this, but if I had to in one line, it would be that:
This collection provides a different perspective on life.
Thoughts *Possible Spoilers*
My first impression of the collection was the concept of growing up; particularly in the first two poems “Sometime Soon” – where the title in itself portrays hope and future and “Rocket Dreams” – giving a childlike title, but more mature ideas: “licking the edge of continents of crops;”
Moving on, the collection then gives the feeling, of what I can only describe as being, life. Particularly in “The year of rain” I felt that Graham took a concept as simple as rain and turned it into something very human and that I could relate to –
“It can be…
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