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That Lone Ship that lone ship on the horizon, arriving or leaving From the very first page of this varied and engaging debut collection, Rhys Owain Williams invites his readers to pause Here is a poet who is working things out, taking time to contemplate what it means to grow older with each passing day The poems in That Lone Ship are often caught between two places inhabiting the quiet spaces between childhood and adulthood, lust and love, heartbreak and new beginnings, life and death An acute observer, Williams writes with a sharp eyed, questing intelligence The future has as large a presence in this collection as the past Restrained and elegantly crafted, the poems in That Lone Ship resonate beyond the page, finding their footing between the known and the unknown, the said and the unsaid The decks of That Lone Ship fizz with the imagery of a changing seaside town Its souls are chronicled with pathos and tenderness Paul Henry Wide ranging and intelligent, heartfelt and elegant Rhys Owain Williams explores loss, love and a Swansea boyhood in poems that surprise and amaze Joe Dunthorne Rhys Owain Williams proves himself a skilled navigator, charting a course through seas both calm and rough, familiar and strange By turns moving, poignant, funny and undeniably local, these poems deal with place and people, love and friendship Swansea town and its familial inhabitants in all their ugly lovely glory That Lone Ship, whether arriving or departing, is one you ll swim out to one you won t want to miss Emily Blewitt

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