New ways of making new work
Jacob Polley’s fourth book of poems, Jackself, won the 2016 TS Eliot Prize. He is Professor of Creative Writing at Newcastle University. www.jacobpolley.com
quicken: to accelerate; to impart energy or liveliness to; to invigorate; to stimulate; to give life to; to…
This exercise is very simple, but it’s an exercise that touches on both the material and language of poems.