The long-awaited third collection from one of the UK’sfinest, most virtuosic of modern lyric poets. These poems take the reader onsurprising journeys of healing, hard-won amid personal and social vicissitudes- including triumph over addiction, and alcoholism — and open spaces in whichto share in emotional, quasi-spiritual transcendence despite. Who could ask formore? “When poetry is the centre of your life the strength of somepoets will get fixed in the orbit of your day, their poems settled into thememory of mind and body. Sophie Robinson is one of my absolute favourites, herlines returning to me, visceral, unsettling, exacting, and stunning! If youread one book of poems this year, let it be this! She’s a gateway drug, keepingyou wanting all books of poetry to be as genius to make part of your wakinglife.” – CA Conrad, author of While Standing in Line for Death.