Lifelines - Arc Publications - 1973

"I like the poems very much; they are sharp and waste nothing, carrying a much greater charge of meaning than a cursory reading might suspect"

[Vernon Scannell]

"Some of my favourites are in it" [Patricia Beer]


"restrained, elegant witty observation. He would have been a good eighteenth century versifier." [Time Out]



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"This set covers Lykiard's range and shows how far he's come since Robe Of Skin. Intelligent, easy poetry. Crisp and regular and lacking the usual obscurities expected from the modern poet" [Peter Finch, Second Aeon]