Antony Dunn launches new book of poems at Yorkshire Dance

by antonydunn on August 23, 2016

Antony Dunn - Take This One to BedFriday 11 November, 7.00pm
Yorkshire Dance 

Admission free
but you’re invited to make donations to support the work of Yorkshire Dance

No need to book – just turn up on the night

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Yorkshire Dance’s Marketing & Communications Manager Antony Dunn invites you to join him for the launch of his fourth collection of poetry.

The bar will be open from 7.00pm, and Antony will read some of the poems at 7.30pm.

Hang around afterwards for some drinks and some chat, and feel free to buy copies of the book at a special discounted price…

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The poems in Take This One to Bed explore the passions and tensions of how we live together – as neighbours, as families and as lovers – and as companions to our own various selves.

Here are stories of experience and imagination – of a man’s clothes taking on a life of their own, of a city overcome by an epidemic of weeping, of two goldfish in an emptying house: touching and enchanting tales that combine bittersweet comedy with an unflinching account of human nature.

At the heart of this deeply affecting collection are poems that dwell on the domestic crises that define our lives, that tell ‘how our hurts come down… Hard and without warning’, and ask how we might come to live with them.

Take This One to Bed is a memorable, thought-provoking and ultimately uplifting response, in a poetry ‘made delightful by the elegance of Dunn’s art’ (Acumen).

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Read more at the website of Valley Press

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