Shirley Toulson Poems

Shirley Toulson was an English writer born in May 1924. She also worked as a journalist and politician. Her books include Shadows in an Orchard, published in 1960, and The Fault, Dear Brutus: A Zodiac of Sonnets, published in 1972. She passed away on September 23, 2018.

A Photograph

by Shirley Toulson

‘A Photograph’ is a powerful poem about loss, memory, and time. Despite the fact that it focuses on one speaker’s

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