About the poet
Clive Wilmer's first collection of poems, The Dwelling-Place (Carcanet, 1977), opens with an...
To stay anxiety I engrave this gold,
Shaping an amulet whose edges hold
A little space of order: where I find,
Suffused with light, a dwelling for the mind.
from New and Collected Poems (Carcanet, 2012), © Clive Wimer 2012, used by permission of the author and the publisher
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