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Poem for the Sightless Man (After Kate Clanchy)

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July 2012

Abigail Nelson

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July 2012

This is just to say,   that the inked glasses that you wear look like the sound of shop front shutters at five, clattering...

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July 2012

Fig-tree

John Clegg

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July 2012

He trepans with the blunt screwdriver on his penknife: unripe figs require the touch of air on flesh to...

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June 2012

At Night the Wife Makes Her Point: Two Poems

Gioconda Belli

TR. Charles Castaldi

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June 2012

AT NIGHT, THE WIFE MAKES HER POINT   No. I don’t have Cindy Crawford’s legs. I haven’t spent my...

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May 2012

Monopoly (after Ashbery)

Sarah Howe

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May 2012

I keep everything until the moment it’s needed. I am the glint in your bank manager’s eye. I never...

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May 2012

FINALLY RICH

Sam Riviere

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May 2012

I got a job I got a job writing poems oh hi I never met you before going to...

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May 2012

REGULAR BLACK

Sam Riviere

poetry

May 2012

Who wouldn’t rather be watching a film about werewolves instead of composing friends’ funeral playlists all day I’ve been...

The Disappearance

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April 2012

Dana Goodyear

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April 2012

A yellow veil dropped down at evening, and when it lifted everyone was gone. Good mothers fled their young for parts unknown— no ‘fall...

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April 2012

Jules & moi

Heather Hartley

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April 2012

80% of success is showing up. —Woody Allen   A morning of tiles, park benches & sun, green, un-...

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Issue No. 4

Mysteries of Music

Michael Horovitz

poetry

Issue No. 4

Having absently, that’s to say dozily switched on BBC Radio 3 down in the kitchen as is my frequent...

Sunday

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February 2012

Rachael Allen

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February 2012

Supermarket Warehouse This is the ornate layer: in the supermarket warehouse, boxed children’s gardens rocking on a fork-lift truck, two rats rutting as a...

 

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