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Five Poems

By Greg Thomas.

Donald Crowhust Poems 1-5

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These sequence of poems based around the final voyage of Donald Crowhurst, produced as a collaboration with Rob Lye. The first, longer sequence is based around the imagined snippets of sound found by a short wave radio enthusiast twiddling the dial in 1969, including sections broadcast from Crowhurst’s yacht. The shorter sequences grew from sections of this longer piece, picked out for sonic, visual or thematic resonance.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Greg Thomas lives in Edinburgh. He has had poems published in the journals Anything Anymore Anywhere, Dancehall & Scree, and in the 2011 Veer Books anthology Veer About. He also plays music, sometimes with the group Helhesten, and is completing a PhD on British concrete poetry.

First published in 3:AM Magazine: Friday, December 16th, 2011.