Today we are remembering Dannie Abse as we publish his final collection of poetry Ask the Moon.
This volume is Dannie’s own harvest of more than sixty years of remarkable poetry, all published by Hutchinson from 1948 to the present day.
Dannie was still working on revisions to the final poems in this volume until the weeks before his death in September.
At the same time, BBC Wales were filming Dannie as part of their Great Welsh Writers series.
The resulting film has just been aired and is a wonderful tribute to our much missed friend. Here it is: