Emily Berry is the Editor of The Poetry Review. She is the ­author of the poetry collections Stranger, Baby and Dear Boy.
 (June 2019)


From Unexhausted Time

“Attempts at description are stupid,” George Eliot says, yet one may encounter a fragment of unexhausted time. Who can name its transactions, the sense that fell through us of untouchable wind, unknown effort—one black mane? —Anne Carson The gate stood open to let her spirit out. Somewhere above, a cacophony …