Ann Williams is the writer of small compelling epiphanies. She has the power to express in language, both musical and memorable, experiences that have haunted her mind or hooked her imagination: an owl electrocuted by a high wire and slowly decaying, a dark swarm of bees seen as an omen of death, a solitary man taking honey from a wild bees’ comb. Her perceptions are so acute and detailed that, even as we read, the dramas flash before us like miniature revelations.

Ann writes: “Poetry fulfils a deep personal need to observe, record and present those extraordinary moments in all our lives that ...


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