Shadows & Reflections: Ben Myers

12 December 2017 // Shadows & Reflections

As the year draws to a close, we ask our friends and collaborators to look back on the past twelve months and share their significant moments. From Ben Myers: In 2017 I have held faith that the world has not recently gone insane, but in fact has always been that way. Regimes rise and political […]

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Shadows & Reflections: Ben Myers

4 December 2016 // Shadows & Reflections

…In which, as the year comes to its end, our friends and collaborators look back on the past twelve months and share their moments; In times of uncertainty I find myself turning to nature more than ever. To rock and water, soil and sky. To upland moor bogs and woodlands as silent as green cathedrals. […]

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Mourning In America: a poem by Ben Myers

10 November 2016 // Poetry

The first snow falls through daybreak’s seeping – cloying, wet, exhausted by the calendar – when the news comes through: liberalism has withered and died on the vine. America has spoken; snake-oil sales rise. In the barren borders I take the dog to the top field, the last before the moor rises to the forged […]

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Shadows and Reflections – Ben Myers

5 January 2015 // Shadows & Reflections

Shadows and Reflections: the annual collection of postings where Caught by the River’s ever-reliable contributors and friends old and new take a look back on the events that have shaped the past twelve months. Today it’s the turn of Ben Myers: Photo: Nick Small Space. If anything 2014 has been about an abundance of wide […]

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Shadows & Reflections – Ben Myers

10 December 2009 // Shadows & Reflections

In which, as the year comes to its end, our friends and collaborators look back and share their moments; 365 days of rain and mud and fires and writing and walking and squinting at a horizon we’ve spent out whole lives pursuing. And finally we got there. 2009 was the year that I did all […]

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