The Daily Poem: Four Years

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The Independent Online
Pamela Gillilan was born in London, married in 1948 and moved to Cornwall in 1951. This poem, written after the death of her husband David, first appeared in her collection That Winter (Bloodaxe, 1986) which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Poetry Prize. Four Years now appears in Poetry With An Edge, a new anthology edited by Neil Astley and published by Bloodaxe at pounds 8.95.