POEM Joe Dunthorne

NWR Issue 102

Ransom Tape

A boom or some fruit keeps bobbing into frame.
Our children are dressed in their last-seen clothes,
tracksuits the colour of aubergines...


Joe Dunthorne was born and brought up in Swansea. His debut novel,Submarine, was adapted for film by Richard Ayoade and his second, Wild Abandon, won the Encore Award 2012. His poetry pamphlet, Faber New Poets 5, was published by Faber.

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