Oystercatcher Press

 Emily Critchley:
Who handles one over the backlash

[Who handles one over the backlash by Emily Critchley]

£5.00 A5 16pp. ISBN: 978-1-905885-04-6.

This energising and fiercely ambitious poetry glows with emotional freight which is not filtered out by intellectual processes, but which vivifies those processes. It is characterised by a refusal to countenance the banal and lazy, pursuing a relentless quest for the fullest realisation of human potential.

There in reversible relation
are more fields            - consciousness permits. Grounds for ill-feeling,
due to closeness. The heroine of a book mirroring a complex
(disconcerting!)          You’re due certain erasures,
and for courage read luck.