This is a book that will speak to many especially those who have had or been tempted to have an affair. The poems trace the roller-coaster journey of a relationship, celebrating love, passion and the sheer joy of being together but also reflects the darker side of illicit love and finally, loss. Sample poem... manicure by F M Kay for the first time ever I've started really looking after my fingernails, shaping, polishing, protecting, moisturising, painting, spending time and effort, taking a lot of care, and I';m doing it because I want to take you in my hand, enfold you, arouse you, and then remember the image of my fingers wrapped around you with their startlingly coloured nails, when you're so pale, beautiful, erect. A perfect gift book! Illustrated by Trevor Price
Francesca Kay has been a freelance performer, poet and writer for 20 years. Poet in residence to Cardiff in Bloom this year, has read at the Arts and Business Awards, and written poems for listeners to BBC Radio Wales. A regular at the Hay Festival, reading poetry and talking about medieval gardens. A broadcaster on BBC Radio Wales, as regular gardening expert on the Jamie Owen programme, and regular stand-in presenter of a blues music programme. Appeared on TV, as gardener and poet. Francesca writes Poems While You Wait in various venues.