The Ugly (by John Glenday)

Original Text: 
John Glenday, Grain (London: Picador, 2009). This poem is reproduced on the Griffin Prize Web Site (from a volume on the 2010 International Shortlist).
1I love you as I love the Hatchetfish,
2the Allmouth, the Angler,
3the Sawbelly and Wolf-eel,
The rest of the poem cannot be displayed due to copyright restrictions.
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
2011