Click links on the left for examples of poems from the book

Published by Zum Zum Books    - ISBN 0 9526839 0 3

600 pages with original hand painted cover by Gemma Starling

Available from the author for £25 plus £7 postage


"I've dipped, dived, relished the freedoms you assert. Your fine epic will survive, as it has, outside the rush of quotidian time." Iain Sinclair

"Neil Oram's work has a clear and sure voice.... You don't find many signs, forms, of "Modernism".... His poems are more akin to the lyrics of William Blake, as in his "Songs of Innocence and Experience". His language has a tightness and exactness so that every word counts, and yet it is never cramped, but instead always sounds natural". Lee Harwood

"I've read your poems more than once with pleasure in the so to say poetic solution from which from time to time poems crystallize. The atmosphere, the element is always poetry. You are right to publish your work. It will find its way to those whose hearts it will uplift with your unfailing reverence for beauty." Kathleen Raine

"YES TO THE FRESH is the exhibition of the Free Life of a Real Self (written) openly, in Total Honesty. That's something. That's a lot. The impassioned Heart is inspired to live." Mike Haslam