Below is a selection of Clare’s poems for you to read. And you can hear Clare read more poems from The Shape of Us on the podcast from Listen Up North! on the Links page.


From Letters to the Earth: Writing to a Planet in Crisis (2019), which featured 100 contributions from writers around the UK and beyond.

The Night Toby Denied Climate Change


From Clare’s book, The Shape of Us

Meeting Edward Thomas on The Icknield Way

Old Londoners

In Torchlight


From Clare’s CD: Fen Song: A Ballad of the Fen 

The Millman

The Window