Our Beautiful Scars is now a real book and is out there in the real world. One way I know this is true is that this afternoon I shall be reading from it in Tipton Library.
I have chosen the poems I’m going to read, now I have to decide on the best poetry shoes for a damp November day. The short list is trainers — which are springy and upbeat, or black suede boots with a sparkly element to them. Springy or sparkly? Sparkly or springy?