Here is a selection of sounds, bits of poetry and prose, that I’ve been carrying round in my head, and that have influenced and inspired Overwinter — I hope you enjoy them and also find them inspiring!

George Oppen “Of Being Numerous” (1968)

“Obsessed, bewildered

By the shipwreck of the singular,

We have chosen the meaning

Of being numerous”

I wrote an MA dissertation on Oppen (a few years ago), and more than any other poet, his words keep coming back to me, especially now.

From Disaster (from The Materials, 1962)

“Ultimately the air

Is bare sunlight where must be…

Grass Cut

Grasscut is composer producer and singer Andrew Phillips, and manager-from-within and musician Marcus O’Dair

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