Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 39 | Sept 2019 | David Cooke’s Reel To Reel – Reviewed.

David Cooke’s Reel To Reel – Reviewed.

Memories recollected in tranquillity is the golden thread interweaving in David Cooke’s last collection. The reel-to-reel metaphor effectively expresses the connection existing between life events in a variegated continuity that has inevitably shaped the poet’s personality. It is a revisitation of his past through music, literature, trips to France and different work experiences in the fishing environment of Grimsby where he lived for thirty years. The picture he gives is multi-faceted, ric...

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