They asked for light;
I gave them day.
They said, ‘Too bright!’;
I gave them night.
Luigi Coppola is a teacher and poet in London and a graduate of English & Creative Writing from Warwick University. He has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize twice, appears in The Tree Line anthology from Worple Press and poems have appeared in various print and online publications.
Live Performance Videos:
Old World Map
after Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus, 1539
ON THE BUSES WITH PHILIP LARKIN
‘TEACHER LIGHTED A CANDLE IN CLASS!’
Print Only Publications
Art by Mark Shuttleworth