poetry

Sam Wilson Fletcher

Toast to the Spring / waveformed

  Toast to the Spring   Black fangs to the east, badlands to the west, the world beyond — glaciers, jungles, dunes and meadows — and home, the garden and…

…como na morte crescem as heras…

‘to fall like a wounded animal into a place that was meant for revelations’ – a new series of photographs by Brazil-based artist Alix Breda.

Coring Europa / induction rhetoric

Two new poems by Josh Allsop, whose research explores the experience of difficulty in the poetries of Geoffrey Hill and J.H. Prynne.

Marching Orders

  The drums began to crescendo, War horses and infantry prepare; A performance all to common in history. Footsteps echo through corridors, Marching to the drumbeat’s cacophony. Left, left, left-right-left…

Way-Hame Poems

“For a time, I used to get the train from Dunbar to Edinburgh and back again at least twice a week.” Poetry from a rhythmic commute – by Hannah Lavery.

Songs We Learn from Trees

Chris Beckett and Alemu Tebeje give the lowdown on the Amharic poetry of Ethiopia. Then poetry by Solomon Deressa, Gebre Kristos Desta and Liyou Libsekal.

Epiphaneia

Rituals; Too Full of Vermouth and Cigarette Smoke: two poems from Epiphaneia, the 2019 collection from OCM Bocas Prize-winner Richard Georges.