The Daily Poem: Blues

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Rodney Pybus lives in Suffolk and has published several collections over the past 20 years; the most recent was Cicadas in Their Summers: New and Selected Poems (Carcanet, 1988). He has won major prizes and awards, including the Peterloo competition in 1989, and he has been translated into French, Spanish and Russian. This poem will be in his forthcoming collection Flying Blues published in the autumn by Carcanet.

All this week, the theme of the Daily Poem will be the colour blue.