The Book Of My Enemy: Clive James


The book of my enemy has been remaindered
And I rejoice…
What avail him now his awards and prizes,
The praise expended on his meticulous technique,
His individual new voice?

Clive James 1939-

The Book Of My Enemy has been Remaindered (1986)
(Please follow the hyperlink to read the poem in full).
The illustration is copyright: micro10x via Shutterstock

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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