Patrick Bond and Kim Lasky are eco-poets. Patrick Bond is an authority on John Clare and is preparing his first volume of poems. Kim Lasky – a mentor of creative writing – is interested in the relationship between art and science and has published her first book, What it Means to Fall. Their work ranges widely and reveals a vital connection with Nature. Recently they came together to ‘praise the trees’ that make the campus of the University of Sussex so beautiful and striking.

Patrick Bond writes: “Poetry is to me a mystery, a craft and a vocation. A poem is a shape of words, a rhythm of breathing, ...


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