Poem

'Doppeldanger', a new poem by John F. Buckley and Martin Ott

John F. Buckley & Martin Ott
Friday, 17 January 2014

Scoring forty-nine flesh wounds in sixty-five episodes, federal agent Mark Sterling
and Soviet superspy Vladimir Volkov faced off in five seasons of Checkmate!,
cheeky Cold War television thriller, two foes united in mutual personal respect
and marrow-deep loathing for the ideals of the other. Who could have known

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'Your Paintings', a new poem by Lucy Dougan

Lucy Dougan
Thursday, 28 November 2013

More and more I live with your paintings
or more precisely the moment
you first saw them and chose them:
the red bird sitting in

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'Crying on cue', a new poem by Anthony Lynch

Anthony Lynch
Thursday, 28 November 2013

An American wannabe child star
told the workshop of his still-born
brother. How his mother had said
the lost one, endlessly cast in a silent

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'Yellow', a new poem by Felicity Plunkett

Felicity Plunkett
Wednesday, 27 November 2013
'Yellow', a new poem by Felicity Plunkett. ... (read more)

In their crucibles they attempt a new kind of tea
every day, usually through a combination of
Methods, such as the fox method, the hydrangea
method and the sunlight method this is a colour-

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'Descending Geese at Katada', a new poem by Paula Bohince

Paula Bohince
Wednesday, 27 November 2013

As flown from orange sunset, over mountain-
shaded sea, at eventide. As boats
are drawn in, sails begin to undress, or arrive anxious,
fully bare-masted. Fishermen navigate reeds

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'Exile', a new poem by Dan Disney

Dan Disney
Thursday, 31 October 2013

I spent the first years of my life in a valley

                    sitting in woods muttering the occult business of little folktales;

                                        madness sometimes works

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'The Fishhouse Review', a new poem by Anthony Lawrence

Anthony Lawrence
Thursday, 31 October 2013

The storm had passed through –
the bric-a-brac, hurly burly, the rough and tumble
racketing down the road:
a clothes horse at full sail

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'Soar', a new poem by A. Frances Johnson

A. Frances Johnson
Thursday, 31 October 2013

It began with structural analysis of a dragonfly wing.
The first task was to create
flow in the DelFly II.
Wing flexibility in ‘clap-and-fling’

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'Laugh', a new poem by Thomas Shapcott

Thomas Shapcott
Friday, 27 September 2013

What is it about laughter that makes us lift
As if the burden might be gone or the weight
Be somehow alleviated? Laughter is just noise.

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