Hugo Steere


Born in fifties Britain Hugo Steere enjoyed a happy chilhdood punctuated by the delights of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew and the open spaces of Richmond Park, west of London. After his education in Wales and Devon he returned to live at Kew in the early eighties. Both the Gardens and Park became a rich enviroment for a would be poet. But it was in later life having been attracted to the appearence of a young vivacious actress that he started writing poetry in earnest. It was the beginnning of what was to become his first collection,'Better Not' She became a poets muse and inspired many of the poems in the book, though they never met. Although he has lived in Devon with his wife and two children for many years, London is in his blood,a place of belonging,somewhere that will always be home territory

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Better Not
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
better not is a collection of 42 poems exposing the ubiquitous yearnings of a heart troubled by distant joys. love songs, life, sacred all go to complete a volume of poetry, inspired by the vivacity of a gifted english actress. the poems written over an 18 month period of time during hours between work and the school run in a supermarket carpark,were the only life line, as in 'Car Park Attedance'

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dartmoor    distant joys    english actress    kew gardens    life    london    love songs    poetry    sacred