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Two Prose Pieces – George Barker

[from a file named ‘works deserving redistribution’] Letter to a Deaf Poet No, it is not that I think you so unfortunate in that affliction. (There was once an old woman, who, when she found that she could hear, wished … Continue reading

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before The Inside: Michael Lee Rattigan’s ‘Liminal’

Michael Lee Rattigan is a poet of a clarity spent in the relative formedness of the mind-body’s attentions. The intense world of feeling he evokes in the poems of ‘Liminal’ feels, to me, like something of a refreshing change in … 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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Towards an Interdimensional Poetics (Part Two)

Premonition of this Philosophy, this Poetics… Staffs 1996 We must have been studying Descartes’ Meditations… and I was still in the first full-blown emanations of ‘finding philosophy’ so I probably adhered to what Descartes’ thesis was attempting to teach us, … Continue reading

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Towards an Interdimensional Poetics (Part One)

Being a Response to ‘The H.D Book’ of Robert Duncan, Amongst Other Things “Matter?? Where’s it coming from?” -Withnail and I, Bruce Robinson “La science, la nouvelle noblesse! Le progrès. Le monde marche! Pourquoi tournerait-il pas? C’est la vision des … Continue reading

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