Read By: Alice Oswald - 92Y, New York

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Read By: Alice Oswald

Dec 6, 2020

Alice Oswald on her selection: 

John Clare's Northborough Sonnets (written between 1832 and 1837) are designed as astonishments rather than thoughts... Fourteen lines, ordered into separable couplets, each couplet containing a different moment - these poems are like portable fresh air and I have been reading them every day since moving to the city. 

Northborough Sonnets at Bookshop.org 

 

Intro and outro from "Shift of Currents" by Blue Dot Sessions // CC BY-NC 2.0

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