The daily poem: Letter from Cumbria

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The Independent Online
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William Bedford lives in Grimsby and writes full-time. This poem is from Imaginary Republics (Loxwood Stoneleigh, pounds 6.50), his first collection of poetry since his first novel Happiland, which was shortlisted for the Guardian fiction prize in 1990.