Monthly Archives: February 2014

Two More Prose Pieces – George Barker

Poem in an Orange Wig ‘Personally I feel as though I was drowning in a sea of boiling water.’ This is the sentence uttered by Schoenberg when he was invited to describe his life as a composer. He went on: … Continue reading

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These High Contingencies – Mark Wilson’s ‘Passio’ and ‘The Angel of History’

Mark Wilson has been very busy. In the same number of years three collections of poetry have appeared (details of which can be found below this review) the most recent two; Passio and The Angel of History are the subject of … Continue reading

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Two Poems – Arseniy Tarkovsky

Life, Life  I don’t believe forebodings, nor do omens Frighten me. I do not run from slander Nor from poison. On earth there is no death. All are immortal. All is immortal. No need To be afraid of death at … Continue reading

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Poems and Prose – Lenore Kandel

God/Love Poem there are no ways of love but/beautiful/       I love you all of them I love you / your cock in my hand       stirs like a bird in my fingers as you swell and grow hard in my hand … Continue reading

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