Weathereye: Selected Poems – launch 22 May

Weathereye: Selected Poems Steve Griffiths’ Weathereye: Selected Poems pulls together the best of seven collections over forty years. There are love poems, poems of being alive and conscious – and perhaps above all a continuing quest to understand what’s going on ‘among scatterings of lived material’, exploring the nature and fragilities of community against a backdrop of the deep changes that are shaping us and challenging our beliefs. There are veins of loss, commemoration, resistance to injustice, self-questioning. Learning how to celebrate and lament. Lived landscape, interrogated history. Poems out of Anglesey, London, Spain, Ludlow – and a fifth place, half-imagined: a Utopia that fell into his lap and gave him comfort – for a while. Learning, sometimes, a lightness of touch and a mischievous glint.

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Late Love Poems – The Film Project

In 2015, Steve Griffiths was awarded an Arts Council England grant to work with film-maker Eamon Bourke of Park6Films to create 30 short films of performances of poems from his collection Late Love Poems, published by Cinnamon Press in 2016. The resulting films were uploaded to YouTube poem by poem, one a week.

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