it was always cold radiators, bruised fruit, a worry for the rent.
I like the dedication ‘to inspiration, in all its forms’
Mike Watts creates poetry in Universal Credit (Wild Pressed Books) from relationships, being anchored to the present in a low paid job, and not having much, with metaphors of being a millionaire or a bird taking flight, and the therapeutic nature of writing itself.
‘it can take a poem, just one good poem, to settle a storm, bring calm to the fury,’
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