By Alex Wylie

Alex Wylie

Alex Wylie is a poet and critic who lives in Leeds. His debut collection, Secular Games, and a book on the later work of Geoffrey Hill, Radiance of Apprehension, are both forthcoming in 2018.


Sweets for Breakfast

Sweets for Breakfast   Sweets for breakfast, all the crap of the day complete in one convenient sitting like a read-through of some ‘creative writing’ exercise, or speeded-up Dies Irae at one hundred and fifty beats per minute. One day, my beaten heart gives up on it,   packs in: the veins and arteries hardening…