Flowering Off the Chrome

Flowering Off the Chrome is a collection of symbolic poetic projections into the rural landscape. Removed from the urban sprawl, set during midsummer and narrated through a series of dramatic monologues, Hughes has created a rich sequence of see-sawing yarns about the comings and goings on a farm he knew as a child. Looking back through the eyes of an old man who chose to remain and work the land. More

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  • Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
  • Words: 6,060
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781466097513
About John Hughes

John Hughes was born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, Great Britain in 1970.
He has worked as a milkman, landscape gardener, newspaper photographer,
occasional proof reader and a fish terminal goods inspector. He currently
lives in Oslo, Norway. His other works are listed as follows: POETRY
Aphelion (1992),Recuillément (1993)Black Tin Deed Box (1996)Preston
Zeitgeist (1994) Money & Make-Believe (1994)Room Twelve (1995)
The Fiend that He Became (1995) Poetry from Beyond the Dashboard
(1996) Touché (1997) The Night is Young (1997) 58th Parallel (1998)
The Plant Collector (1998) O Livro das Letras Casa (1999) Replica (1999)
Passports for the Journey to the Mad Dam (2000) Flowering Off the Chrome
(2000) Rolling Over the Bones & the Running Through Poems (2002) When
Hope Can Kill & the Midnight Sun Poems (2005) Orpheus’ Loot (2007) Death Rattle (2009)
Skin of Teeth (2010) Singeing of Beard (2012)
FICTION Aphrodisiacs’ Spaghetti (2001) The Wondrous Adventures of Dip
& Dab (2002) Deeper Tangled Grass (2005)The Bloody Shoots Burst Out of Us
with Love & Bullets at their Roots (2010)

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