C H Sisson was made a Companion of Honour in 1993. His previous collections include The Pattern (Enitharmon Press 1993). This poem is from his latest collection What and Who published by Carcanet at pounds 7.95. It is the first of a series on the theme of Summer to be featured in The Daily Poem this week.
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