Poem

'Interruption: An Assay' by Jane Hirshfield

Jane Hirshfield
24 May 2018

Sometimes you took the shape
of an unseen mosquito,
sometimes of illness ...

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'The Field' by Ian Patterson

Ian Patterson
26 April 2018

There is a field that will persist in everything:
                     what means crucial means
if there never was a More

'Four Rooms' by Julie Manning

Julie Manning
26 April 2018

1.
Your beard intrigues me, its rough mystery, patterned complexity.
I imagine burrowing animals under your skin that raise ...

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'Natality' by Anne Elvey

Anne Elvey
26 April 2018

body’s habitude begin
with buoyancy, a saturated skin ...

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'Inverting Hölderlin’s "Geh unter, schöne Sonne"' by John Kinsella

John Kinsella
26 March 2018

I’d ask you to reappear from behind the wet blanket, Sun,
But the ozone has been eaten by refrigerants
And we can’t take your glare. We are people
Of the skin cancers, tuned by solar flares ...

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Herr Doktor Tulp’s Interrogation (1942)

John A. Scott
22 December 2017

Conveniently located next to Perrache
railway station, the Hôtel Terminus,
Lyon, is distinguished by its extensive ...

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'Swan' by Zoë Brigley Thompson

Zoë Brigley Thompson
24 November 2017

I see you then: long and veined with red like the closed
pod of an asphodel bud: if you opened now it would be
with the strangeness of a lily its scent edging between sweat,
and the musk that marks a te More

'Ithaca Road' by Philip Mead

Philip Mead
24 November 2017

You’ll be lost in the headlong city, turning your oar, older
Her house needs to stay open for another October ...

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'Imprints of Water' by Joan Fleming

Joan Fleming
26 October 2017

The blue painted wall and the blue painted pipe
with its throat jagged out
is the first thing I photograph ...

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'ghost flock' by Annamaria Weldon

Annamaria Weldon
25 October 2017

While women scanned the horizon, fishers
and hunters tended their nets, someone
etched the Lapwing crown-plumes in clay ...

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