In this interview, the poet Dr Julie Morrissy (National Endowment of the Humanities Fellow at the University of Notre Dame) describes the composition of her poem ‘The Crossing Hour’ (2020). You can find out more about Dr Morrissy and her work here.
Dr Morrissy generously shared a draft version of this poem. You can see this draft here:
The final published version of the poem is below:
In this interview, Dr Morrissy mentions poems by Harry Clifton and William Shakespeare, which you can find below.
William Shakespeare, ‘Sonnet 12’