ONLINE EXCLUSIVE Quick, quick speak, old parrot, do I not feed you with my life? Published on the cusp of his ninetieth birthday, Dannie Abse’s beguiling collection, Speak, Old Parrot, is spread widely to include grief, cricket, guilt, childhood, bluebell-gathering, seduction, and, inevitably, old age. The above quotation from ‘Talking to Myself,’ the first poem […]
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