Apples and Ink Angels

by Marie Marshall

© Lesley Haycock

Into my hands today popped a copy of Ink Angels. Edited by Kevin Watt and Elizabeth Neilson, it is an anthology of two hundred or so poems,  out of more than four million on the web site, picked ‘as examples of having a profound perspective’. “Reading them,” says Kevin, “will take you to a lovely place.” I mention this because my poem Apples, written back in 2007 is included in the anthology. It’s among a wonderful collection… from my point of view it’s worth buying because it contains Don’t ask by L A Smith, who is one of my favourite poets of all time, yet so rarely is she published that she remains barely known outside a circle of friends. Put Ink Angels next on your wish list, after Lupa