Jay Bernard: Writer, author of 'Your Sign is Cuckoo, Girl'
Jay Bernard is a writer from London. She is primarily a poet - her first collection of poems is entitled Your Sign is Cuckoo, Girl and was recently selected as the Poetry Book Society‘s pamphlet choice for summer 2008. Jay is the recipient of a Foyle’s Young Poet of the Year Award and has read her work on various radio and television shows including ‘The Verb’ and ‘The Culture Show’. Visit Jay Bernard‘s website for more information.
The violence raises an important question: why is the present punishing the past? The boys’ actions seem mindless, unnecessary, unprovoked, until you realise that this is a segment of time – a particular emotion that has been zoomed in on until the point of distortion.