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TYBURN (a neck verse)

after Peter Linebaugh   cranes over tyburn (‘marble arch place’) paddy-necks, bull-necks, they came to hang, they came to hang at the tyburn crossroads, twenty-four necks a time on the crossbeams, yahoo-necks, prole-necks, they who lived amid dung and refuse, … Continue reading

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PORTERLOO

Porterloo is a unique book in the history of poetry in English. Irish poet Niall McDevitt has seen through the English tradition of ‘courtly poetry’ and demonstrated how a self-respecting poetry need have nothing whatsoever to do with it. The … Continue reading

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