Pete Hay reviews Rachael Mead and Amanda Joy

… below the hard packed earth
the dead slowly get on with their dark work
of sifting themselves back
into the green world.

I read those lines and straightened my back – I’d just experienced one of those rare ‘I wish I’d written that’ moments. This is a fine small collection, then, one that does the chapbook format proud – tightly themed, resonant and democratically accessible.

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Read Pete Hay’s review at Cordite, 16th January 2018

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