Simon Armitage in the Arctic
This piece in 'The Guardian' looks at a recent visit made by the Poet Laureate (and geography graduate) Simon Armitage to Svalbard.
It talks about a new poem called 'The Summit', which is featured in the piece.
He travels with Jemma Wadham, whose recent book 'Ice Rivers' is excellent...
How it was poetry - not quite #geography - that took #SimonArmitage to 4 points of the compass— Steve Brace (@SteveBraceGeog) October 7, 2023
"I’m a #geography graduate. Part of the attraction was exotic field trips, though I ended up monitoring bus-stop activity in Portsmouth - not the Atacama" https://t.co/pGf8HD2K1T
The poems from the series are available in a special signed Faber pamphlet which I have a copy of.