I had the pleasure of introducing Matt Merritt at Ouse Muse this week and hearing him read from his two collections from Nine Arches Press. I had already browsed my way through The Elephant Tests and as so often happens have gone back to the poems with even more enjoyment through having the poet's voice in my head. I was pleased he included Desire Lines in his set. Hydrodaktulopsychicharmonica is the proper name for the glass harmonica
From Prelude forGlass Harmonica
You wake late
to hear it, muffled and opaque
in a distant room,
or maybe only dream
that quicksilver music,
feel it as much as hear it...
His blog is worth following, for glimpses of birds as well as coments on contemporary poetry.