Common Property By Peter Didsbury
Peter Didsbury was born in 1946 in Lancashire, and now works as an archaeologist in Hull. His first collection, The Butchers of Hull, was published by Bloodaxe in 1982. He won a Cholmondeley award for his second collection, The Classical Farm (Bloodaxe). His third book, where this poem appears, is from his forthcoming collection That Old Time Religion, from Bloodaxe.