writing

Hinge

My Body is a Forest; Self-Addressed; Elsewhere – three poems from Hinge, Alycia Pirmohamed’s new poetry pamphlet, published by Ignition Press.

All The Places

Three poems by South African poet and clinical psychologist Musawenkosi Khanyile, from his recent collection, All The Places, published by uHlanga Press.

Orpheus Dispersed

  There upped a tree! O absolute outstripping! O Orpheus singing! O tall tree in the ear! And all things hushed. Yet even under cover came a new start, a…

August & Grain

  The fields were sudden bare – John Clare       Across the field, a half-mile or more away – across a dry liquid rustle of oats – a…

Recollecting Landscapes

Rephotography, Memory and Transformation 1904-1980-2004-2014 Recollecting Landscapes documents over a century of landscape transformation in Flanders. The first step of the project dates from the early twentieth century, when Jean…

To Dig a Hole (You Create a Heap)

  Here’s a joke… Question: Who made money during the Gold Rush? Answer: The ones who sold the shovels.     “You were asked to dig a hole? Do you…

Enemy of the State

Botanical illustrations of the early modern period (1550-1800), the “big science” of their day, served as documentation of useful plants found in colonial territories. Plants such as tobacco, sugar cane,…

Revisiting a Geography of Hope

To be a farmer, at any point in history, means you grow food. You steward the land – soil, water, air, energy, plants, and animals – and make a living…