The recordings I made of some of my poems, including “Innisfree”, are now online at the National Poetry Archive. The Archive has more material recorded, including the whole of “Silent Highway”. These recordings are now available for a very modest price on the site. I want to thank everyone at the archive who made this possible, including Richard Carrington, Andrew Motion, Emily Berry, Connie Robertson and Anne Rosenfield!
AN ERROR RECTIFIED!
To my consternation, I discovered I had slipped up in the final lines of the “Uncle Rufus” section of “Silent Highway” – so I emailed the Archive:
Dear Richard and Kate
I am so sorry to bring this up, but I have realised that I have made a mistake in this poem at a rather crucial point. At the end of UNCLE RUFUS in Silent Highway, I say:
His poem sanctioned by the Poet Laureate
Who did not know…
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