poisonenginepress, reprinted 2005

DesafinidoMy first collection.

“In 1994 I was living on Hornsey Road, North London at.Tuesday evenings i’d go to the Islington poetry workshop on Blackstock Road to share work and critique. I came home one night to news that my grandmother had just died in Trinidad. The book I was working on became a dedication to her. The title is Portuguese for ‘slightly out of tune’, which seemed to sum up both my mood at the time and the content as well.” (Interview, 2005)