Nesbit Likes

The world is full of poetry. Here are some short analyses of our favourites!

Nesbit Likes: The Funeral by Gordon Parks
A hundred strong men strained beneath his coffin
when they bore him to his grave.

Nesbit Likes: For a Five-Year-Old by Fleur Adcock
But that is how things are: I am your mother,
And we are kind to snails.

Nesbit Likes: Visiting Hour by Steward Conn
I stand helpless
by your bedside and can do no more
than wish it were simply a matter
of smashing the ice and giving you air.