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‘Unsettling and edgy, these poems have the strangeness of myth and the zany logic of nursery rhymes, but for adult ears. A real zest for language and startling imagery.’

Simon Armitage

‘Christy Ducker’s poems are intriguing, skilful and musically alert. With a light touch she performs the difficult feat of writing convincingly and unsentimentally about happiness. After this collection so rich in pleasures, we should be hearing more of Christy Ducker.’ 

Sean O’Brien

Armour was Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Choice for Autumn 2011, and a winner in the 2010 smith/doorstop Book and Pamphlet Competition.

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