‘The skitter and splash of the sculler’s oars’: a new poem commission

Here’s a new canal poem, commissioned from Joseph Butler, a commended poet in the 2017 National Poetry Competition – and a canal-boat dweller. We thought Joseph the perfect choice to write about wellbeing on the water – a cause which is increasingly important to the Canal & River Trust which supports our Canal Laureate project, … Continue reading ‘The skitter and splash of the sculler’s oars’: a new poem commission