The Daily Poem: Tending the Flag

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Michael Symmons Roberts lives in Cheshire. In 1988 he received the Eric Gregory award for poetry. His poems have been broadcast on radio and published in various literary magazines. His first collection, Soft Keys, was published by Secker & Warburg in 1993.