Things I Did While I Was Dead
ISBN 978-0-9555092-5-4 | 52pp | 2010
rrp £7.50 | ebook £5.49
"Give me heat. I want to singe my fingers.
I want them sticky, messy down and dirty,
I want life and all it costs..."
Powerfully articulating diverse themes including childhood, relationships, gender and serial-killers, Rosie's first collection since beating throat cancer showcases her thought-provoking and passionate award-winning poetry.
"Candid, tender and surprising, these are poems about love and longing, myth and mirrors, the self and the other self. Things I Did While I Was Dead packs a powerful punch." - Jackie Kay MBE, poet & novelist
"One of the country's finest performance poets." - Apples and Snakes
"She is the mistress of language, whether it's making you laugh or informing your emotions. Here is a courageous artist with guile and expertise in equal measure." - Gerry Potter, poet & playwright
"A national treasure." - Dead Good Poets Society
Cover photo by Holly Fairclough.