Monthly Archives: August 2014

AN ADDRESS TO SCOTLAND

Originally posted on POETOPOGRAPHY:
AN ADDRESS TO SCOTLAND Scotland you belong to your painted people, a people that paints itself, a people that paints its own fates. The pictures on the skin of the ancient arms and torso of Scotland…

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CHATTERTON’S DEATHBED

Chatterton died on August 24 1770 on Brooke Street, Holborn,  and was buried in a paupers graveyard in nearby Shoe Lane. The graveyard and his grave are lost. Photo: Valli Rao  

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THE BRAVEHEART YES CABARET

SATURDAY AUGUST 23 THE BRAVEHEART YES CABARET is a commemorative gathering on the site of William Wallace’s execution on August 23, 1305, to allow Londoners to show their support for Scottish Independence with a month to go before the vote. … Continue reading

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DEATH

sun hits the wall sun hits the wall at the eleventh hour you’ve been here  but once before not the prettiest walls but they’ve protected the real for a hundred years, red-brownas blood and earth the voice of the Asian … Continue reading

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THE QUEEN’S SQUARES

I found a poetopographical monument I’d not seen before as I passed through Queen Square Gardens yesterday. This one made me wince, and think. Queen Square is the famous former address of Faber and Faber, formerly poetry-edited by T.S. Eliot … Continue reading

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