Speculative and yet impassioned, Adam Cornford's poems animate in the same breath his interior landscape and the terrain of everyday life. Like a lens, his writing can concentrate the light of speech to reveal a world hidden in a single metaphor. There is a sense here of a man's body full of selves, imagining the real: a woman, fury, tenderness, and the possibility of transformation.
"Superb, soaring, shining poetry. Breathtaking." –Adrian Mitchell