Peter Robinson and babyCritical Responses

Adam Piette on ‘An Air’

Words are sound waves travelling through air, exhaled as articulate breath. Poets are drawn to the airiness of the voice because of the odd status of the printed lyric, at once spoken and inert ink. read more...

Mark Ford on ‘The Woman in the Photograph’

... and this brings me back to the America versus Britain theme, which might be best illustrated by reference to Peter Robinson’s poem, from his latest collection Entertaining Fates, which exhibits read more...

Eric Griffiths on ‘Cleaning’

Or take Peter Robinson’s startled poem ‘Cleaning’

Seeing as she submerges
disturbances of the foamy water,
unnoticed here, I look at her

skin suffused with warmth, the margins
of her self and I...