"Ponderynge together yestardayes promise, and two-dayes doyng"
(Hall's Chronicle - 1548)
"Goronigl gwyr yr Ynys" (Lewis Glyn Cothi - 1450)
Tuesday, 28 January 2014
Nigel Jenkins 1949-2014
Know language, know languages, know
your own language, that you may take words
beyond words: a poetry
So Nigel Jenkins.- in his Advice to a Young Poet. That sequence concludes with the words “a poem’s ending is not its end”.
Nigel died today after a brief illness that took him from his characteristic robustness to a hospice in less than half a year.