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About the poet

Paul Batchelor (b. 1977) has received several awards for his poetry including an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors, a Poetry Business Prize, and the Andrew Waterhouse Award. His first publication, To Photograph a Snow Crystal, was a prize-winner in the Smith Doorstop pamphlet competition, and his first full-length collection, The Sinking Road, was shortlisted for the Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize and the Glen Dimplex First Collection Prize in 2008.

Tree Climbing

Paul Batchelor

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Which books contain this poem?

The Sinking Road