May 2017, issue no. 391

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'I was the greatest art potter' by Christopher DeWeese

Christopher DeWeese

I was the greatest art potter
but only I knew it,
photographing myself holding signs that read
Unequalled, Unrivalled, and Undisputed

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'Zeitgeist' by Bronwyn Lea

Bronwyn Lea

We admire it because it disdains to destroy us:
beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror

Chagall’s falling man, a grandfather clock, a yellow
cow with a blue violin populate an allegory of ter ... More

Jill Jones reviews 'The Metronome' by Jennifer Maiden

Jill Jones

Jennifer Maiden’s latest book, The Metronome, is essentially part of a series that could be dated to the appearance of Friendly Fire in 2005 ...

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Tessa Lunney reviews 'A Hundred Small Lessons' by Ashley Hay

Tessa Lunney

Hundred Small Lessons holds powerful truths, simply told. It is a story of parenthood and place, where small domestic moments, rather than dramatic public displays, are the links between people, the present a More

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