Glyn Hughes, poet and novelist, died this summer. A few months before his death he published his eighth volume of poetry, A Year in the Bull-Box.

Glyn Hughes wrote that the volume followed “the course of a year’s cancer from acceptance to joyous life again through closeness to Nature”. He saw the sequence of poems as an expression of the spiritual strength he needed to battle against his devastating illness.

His poetry movingly records the cycle of the seasons and celebrates, with a compelling lyrical directness, the spiritual solace that Nature provided. Introducing his work, the poet writes: ...


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