December’s Poet of the Month Sally Pomme Clayton on creative writing, fairytales and mental health.
‘Go I know not where, bring back I know not what’ is the title of a Russian fairytale. It describes the quest of the hero who has to go to ‘the thrice ninth kingdom in the thrice tenth land’ to fetch impossible things. I loved this fairytale as a child, and had the overpowering desire to go to this land. But where was it? How could I ever get there? The longing was so strong, …Read More