URIZEN HEIGHTS

wbjlUrizen Heights

The fields from Islington to Marybone,
To Primrose Hill and Saint John’s Wood,
Were builded over with pillars of gold,
And there Jerusalem’s pillars stood.

 

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson receives Urizen’s blessing for his decision to approve the Duggan and Morris skyscrapers which will overshadow the burial place of William Blake in the Borough of Islington. The towers themselves are to be named after Blake’s hero as a tribute to the dissenting poet: URIZEN HEIGHTS

Image: Tom Raworth  http://tomraworth.com/notes/?p=6001

‘Urizen Heights’ was coined by poet Edmund Hardy. http://intercapillaryspace.blogspot.co.uk

SIGN AND SHARE THE PETITION: https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Boris_Johnson_We_ask_you_to_halt_the_development_of_towerblocks_by_Bunhill_Fields/?cSyrabb

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About Niall McDevitt

Niall McDevitt > poet > author of b/w (Waterloo Press, 2010) and Porterloo (International Times, 2012) > urban explorer > radical pedestrian who leads Shakespeare/Blake/Rimbaud /Yeats walks, among others.
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