Dr Rod Mengham’s ‘Repeat This’ is The Guardian’s Poem of the Week, 27 June 2016

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Dr Rod Mengham’s poem ‘Repeat This’ is chosen by Carol Rumens to be The Guardian’s Poem of the Week.  ‘Repeat This’ is taken from Dr Mengham’s 2015 collection, Chance of a Storm, published by Carcanet Press.

Dr Mengham has written books on Henry Green, Emily Bronte, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy and on language and cultural history. He is co-editor of  Altered State: the New Polish Poetry (Arc, 2003) and, with John Kinsella, of  Vanishing Points: New Modernist Poems (Salt, 2004); also editor of the  Equipage series of poetry pamphlets. His own poetry publications have included Unsung: New and Selected Poems (Salt, 2001) and, with photographs by Marc Atkins, Still Moving (Veer, 2014).