David Ralph Lewis

Poet and Author

Refraction- Free!

11 March 2021

I've made this book free, see download links below.

Refraction Cover

A small micropamphlet of poetry made during lockdown, when I was missing the sea. I self-published it in a limited physical run in October 2020.

It features ten poems about swimming and the peace I find immersing myself in water. (There is another, secret meaning; trying to find moments of calm in a relentless, chaotic world.)

Here's the first poem:


You can buy a physical copy at my shop for £3 (only a couple left.)

Or you can download it here as a PDF for free. It's released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, so please share, remix, add or alter it if you want. It's yours.

If you want to buy me a coffee it would be much appreciated, but is by no means essential.