A Shropshire Grad

Inspired by A.E. Housman’s classic collection A Shropshire Lad, this 30-poem project made in collaboration with illustrator Saffron Russell covers life growing up in the rural English county of Shropshire, with its main themes centring around mental health and the class system.

#1 One Life In Donnington
#2 The Social Hangover
#3 Savages
#4 Message To My Teachers
#5 Explaining Anxiety
#6 Eric, The Cactus
#7 Emetophobia
#8 Fresh Fruit Shared
#9 Warren’s Way
#10 The Devil
#11 280 Words
#12 The Gardens
#13 End Of May
#14 Thursdays
#15 The Bottle
#16 Unknown Windows
#17 Meeting My MP In The Street
#18 Poem For Park So-dam
#19 Low-key Poetry
#20 Mornin’
#21 Mahershalalhashbaz
#22 Obnoxious Heatwave
#23 in a quarantined life,
#24 Going On 30
#25 Laugh-cry Emojis
#26 Hopelessness
#27 Destined For Depression
#28 Another Distracting Home Daydream
#29 The Shropshire Lads
#30 commonwealth