Monthly Archives: July 2014

YEATS’ BALCONY

Last night after attending the private view of BEYOND FAIRYTALES at the Hardy Tree Gallery, I took my girlfriend Julie and my friend David to see Yeats’ flat at Woburn Buildings. We were in luck. Beyond the Yeats balcony in … Continue reading

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REVIEW OF b/w

What I look for most in any new poetry is originality—that it should stand out from the flat landscape of the hegemonic mainstream. Originality—and attitude. This new collection has bags of both. The originality shows through the formal adventurousness, the … Continue reading

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RUE VERLAINE

This is Verlaine’s birthplace in Metz, now a museum devoted to the writer. Verlaine was alive when he heard the news that a street had been named after him in Nancy. he was happy about this but immediately grumbled that … Continue reading

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