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.


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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…