Susan Richardson writes the most beautifully atmospheric poems about wildlife. Here is a link to her new book – Words the Turtle Taught Me. Susan is embarking on a tour performing work from Words the Turtle Taught Me on her Thirty Coastal Readings for Thirty Threatened Species tour at venues all round the coast of the UK. Details on her website, here. Slavka Liskova is an actress who read this poem for us on National Poetry Day 2015.