Poetry: The Unit


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Alasdair Gray rereads


In 1993 Alasdair Gray sent his sister Mora a cassette tape in reply to one of her letters. On it he reads bits of his work he thinks she'll enjoy including this poem from 'In a Cold Room 1952 - 57' - the first of four verse sequences in Old Negatives. With thanks to: Alasdair Gray; David Thomas - technical advice and support; Berniya Hamie – closing piano; Matthew Robinson – rereads logos. Featured book: Old Negatives: 4 verse sequences by Alasdair Gray. You can follow @alasdairgrayrereads on Instagram for news, pictures and previews of upcoming episodes.