Pitying The Planet (Peter Cash)

Peter Cash’s ninth collection of poems – his second hardback – was written between 1980 (when he was teaching at Trent College and living in Draycott, Derbyshire) and 1995 (by which time he had moved to Newcastle-under-Lyme School and was living in Staffordshire). No less formal and personal than his earlier work, Pitying the Planet […]

Poems Of The Seventies (Peter Cash)

“None of us can say who will succeed, or even who has or has not talent. The only thing certain about us is that we are too many. ” W. B. Yeats (1921) During the 1970s, there were – according to one survey, conducted in 1978 – no fewer than 102 poetry magazines being published […]