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Surrealist Resurgence; Nouveau’s Midnight Sun

(ed. John Thomas Allen) The poet John Thomas Allen is on a mission. From reading the introduction to this short but powerful anthology; Nouveau’s Midnight Sun, comes an urgency very unique to 21st Century English language poetry, is it something … Continue reading

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On Microbes and Adders – Will Alexander

In response to utopian intellectual labour conservative rejoinder attempts to answer its energy according to portraits of constraint, according to honoured reputations in the canon. The latter, always holding up the inert, like the weight of hardened rum obstructing collective … Continue reading

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from Two Books of Aphorisms – Will Alexander

from ‘ACROSS THE VAPOUR GULF’ “Nothing dessicates a mind so much as its repugnance to conceive obscure ideas.” – E.M. Cioran “…something subversive, something perilous…about the aphorism…” – Richard Howard Perfection. And by perfection I think of the Argentinean Macedonio … Continue reading

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