First published in Great Britain in 2018 by

carcanet press Ltd Alliance House, 30 Cross Street

Manchester m2 7aq

Text copyright © Phoebe Power, 2018. The right of Phoebe Power to be identified as the author of  this work has been asserted by her in accordance with the

Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of 1988.

All rights reserved.

A cip record for this book is available from the British Library, isbn 9781784105341.

Design: Luke Allan. Printed and bound in England by srp Ltd.

The publisher acknowledges financial assistance

from Arts Council England.

Acknowledgement is made to the editors of the following publications, where some of these pieces first appeared:

The White Review, The Quietus and Oxford Poetry.