A poem for every month of the year

A poem for every month of the year

Published on Wednesday 1 December 2021

Our poetic version of this much-loved companion features a beautiful poem for each month of the year – from the forward/backward-looking days of early January to the darkness of “the year’s husk” in December.

There’s plenty of weather, of course, alongside poems that take stock of the world from indoors: from a stair beneath a window or a bedroom full of sunlight.

Everywhere we find a sense that days, months and seasons are to be noticed and relished, whether they bring with them peace or drama.

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