...one begins, ungratefully, to long for the contrasting tone of some honest, unironic misery, confident that when it arrives Roddy Lumsden will have the technical resources to handle it.
Neil Powell, TLS
Roddy Lumsden,“My Pain” from Mischief Night: New and Selected Poems, 2004. Reprinted with the permission of Bloodaxe Books Ltd., www.bloodaxebooks.com.
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Poet Roddy Lumsden b. 1966
POET’S REGION Scotland
Poetic Terms Free Verse