Don Paterson works as a poetry editor and as a jazz guitarist, and lectures in creative writing at the University of St Andrews. In 2003 his poetry collection Landing Light won the Whitbread Poetry Prize and the T.S. Eliot Prize. He is the author of several other poetry collections, including Rain, Orpheus and 40 Sonnets.
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Metamorphosis: Poems Inspired by Titian
‘The beasts of the forest drove me out. / The villagers barred their doors. / The gods turned the page.’