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24th February, 2013
The Casual Perfect by Lavinia Greenlaw.

The Casual Perfect by Lavinia Greenlaw

Lavinia Greenlaw's succinct and rewarding compendium of poetry is concerned with the beauty of contemplation, and the very act of observing an otherwise normal scene take place before our eyes. Hence, in Blakeney Point, we see that *"the long day empties / The small things, so vital, quicken and fly. / Already no song in the garden.*" It is this devotion to the seemingly mundane which gives Greenlaw's work...

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