The poems in this collection range from the complexities of human relationships to the simplicities of light, rock, sea and sky; from myths and the metaphysical to ‘the marvellousness of now’.
Jo’s first book Len & other poems was inspired by kinetic artist Len Lye. Reviewers said her touch was sure, the content filled with subtle energy … sophisticated, visual and clever.
‘Jo’s poems seem entirely continuous with the world of movement. Some of them are actually about dance of course; but more often they behave like dance. They watch movement occur, they notice it; but in their own right they also move … It’s as if the Greek gods Apollo and Dionysus are circling one another on every page.’
— Bill Manhire