- Author:David Pearl,Nigel Jenkins
- Publisher:Planet; 1 edition (June 14, 2007)
- Pages:144 pages
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Nigel Jenkins (20 July 1949 – 28 January 2014) was an Anglo-Welsh poet.
Nigel Jenkins (20 July 1949 – 28 January 2014) was an Anglo-Welsh poet. Jenkins was born on 20 July 1949 in Gorseinon, Wales, and was brought up on a farm on the former Kilvrough estate on the Gower Peninsula, near Swansea. He was educated at the University of Essex.
His affection for Gower is evident in all he writes here. David Pearls images compliment the text admirably. Gower was designated as Britains first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within the last hundred years greater changes have taken place there than in the previous five centuries.
Norman Foster Foundation. Nonprofit Organization. 2007: O for a gun: 101 Haiku and Senryu, Planet Books. 1995: Gwalia in Khasia, Gomer.
Nigel Jenkins was an Anglo-Welsh poet from South Wales. He passed away in 2014 of cancer. He was brought up in the Gower. During his life, Jenkins was a journalist in the English Midlands before then travelling extensively. He studied film and literature at Essex University and was a winner of the Ar Nigel Jenkins was an Anglo-Welsh poet from South Wales.
Personal Name: Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-. Download book Gower, Nigel Jenkins & David Pearl. Publication, Distribution, et. Llandysul, Ceredigion . Gomer Press, (c)2009.
Nigel Jenkins (born 1949) is one of Wales's foremost poets. O for a gun: 101 Haiku and Senryu (Planet Books, Aberystwyth, 2007). In a City Garden, an essay on the art of David Barron (Swansea Museum Services, Swansea, 1988). Gwalia in Khasia (Gwasg Gomer, Llandysul, 1995).
For Nigel Jenkins it includes an innate humility, a disinclination to pass . from its beak a yard of line –. o for a gun. I remain intrigued by a book of poetry with such a title.
Ideas which do indeed jump out when reading these collections. I think I remember Nigel Jenkins considering a name for this collection and talking about a seagull at Mumbles, caught up in fishing tackle and condemned to a slow death. O for a gun, he thought, and the title was born. Guns, and thoughts of putting suffering animals to death, seemed an unusual starting point for a haiku collection.
Last updated April 27, 2019. 1949-07-20)20 July 1949 Gower, Wales. Jenkins would go on to publish several collections of poetry over the course of his life, including, in 2002, the first haiku collection from a Welsh publisher (Blue: 101 Haiku, Senryu and Tanka). His poetry has been translated into French, German, Hungarian, Dutch and Russian, and his translations of modern Welsh poetry have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies worldwide, including The Bloodaxe Anthology of Modern Welsh Poetry (2003).