Ten Poems About Robins
What is it about robins that makes them so easy to love?
Is it the jaunty red breast? Or the fact that they have been known to build their nests in Kettles, boots, coat pockets and even under car bonnets - places that seem to suggest a wish to be close to our human world? Hamish Whyte's delightful selection explores the countless ways in which these endearing and cheerful birds brighten our lives;
Poems by Fleur Adcock, John Clare, Emily Dickinson Ua Fanthorpe, John Freeman, Stanley Kunitz, Norman MacCaig, Christina Rossetti, Peter Walton and Hamish Whyte