'Echo and Narcissus' by Karen Izod is Write Out Loud Poem of the Week

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The new Write Out Loud Poem of the Week is ‘Echo and Narcissus’ by Karen Izod. The poem is inspired by a bronze by Glyn Philpot, and is also touched by contemporary events. Her regular open-mic haunts include Write Out Loud Woking; favourite poets include TS Eliot and Billy Collins, while Matthew Arnold’s ‘Dover Beach’, with its reference to “ignorant armies” in the last line “speaks so much to what is happening just now”, she...

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