Giant Steps: 50 Poets reflect on the Apollo 11 moon landing & beyond

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9780648553717-PerfectEarlier this year I received an invitation to write two poems responding to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings. It was a lovely opportunity to explore the theme of Space. I choose to write two sonnets: the first a fairly conventional 14-liner ‘Neil and Buzz Two-step at Tranquility’, and the second an ‘exploded’ sonnet, complete with textual ‘space debris,’ celebrating the inspirational Fatoumata Kébé, French astrophysicist. Find out more about the anthology here