The Wigbox: New and Selected Poems
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The Wigbox: New and Selected Poems

96pp  |  9781902382241

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'Dorothy Nimmo's work contrives to be both intensely personal and self-effacing:  it is both provincial and universal' — Frederick Raphael, PN Review 


'Dorothy Nimmo’s is authentic poetry. She makes the hairs on the back of the head rise in alarm. Her subjects seem safe: goats, sheep, children, mothers, plants, photographs, names of people and houses; nothing apparently threatening there. No one is going to complain that her poems are inaccessible; they have a message for everyone. But the message is, in its understated way, terrifying … She hears all the time ‘The deafening noise of what they do not say’. And she says it, coolly, accurately, and in a dazzling variety of complex forms.’ — U A Fanthorpe 

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