Alice Oswald Quote: “One night, I lay awake for…”

One night, I lay awake for hours, just terrified. When the dawn finally came up – the comfortable blue sky, the familiar world returning – I could think of no other way to express my relief than through poetry. I made a decision there and then that it was what I wanted to do. Every time I pulled a wishbone, it was what I asked for.

Alice Oswald


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Name: Alice Oswald
Profession: Poet
Nationality: British
Born: 1966
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