'As if the song would come again' by Mikhail Smith is Poem of the Week

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The new Write Out Loud Poem of the Week is ‘As if the song would come again’ by Mikhail Smith, a poem about loss and regret. In his responses to our questions, he explains the poem a little more: “The inspiration for this was the death of a family member …  The poem is saying goodbye with the excuse that I was too weak and slow to help.” On his profile page he tells of his Russian-born father arriving in Liverpool, and of a cr...

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