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Amanda Dalton describes how a childhood brush with the uncanny almost stopped her writing and contemplates how the unknown feeds our creativity.
'Perhaps your subject went away; the war ended; you moved from your special place; the poet of youth grew old, or became Poet Laureate.'
'This is reading as a meander and a different kind of immersion in a subject than the reading I do when I'm working on poems with a specific theme. I tend to read novels to relax or to be lost in a narrative.'
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