The Uniform Factory
'The Uniform Factory' is modern war poetry marching to it's own syncopated rhythm. Anti-war. Pro-soldier. It documents and dreams the after-effects of economic conscription, war in Afghanistan and PTSD. Gallows-humour standing shoulder to shoulder with bitter anger. The collection is punctuated by landays - a Pashtun poetic form, traditionally spread woman to woman, changing, rebelling and re-mixing in the telling. Written from the perspective of the families left behind in Northern England.