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Envisioning the Velvet Underground – Mark Wilson on Jeremy Reed’s ‘Black Russian’

Black Russian – Out-Takes from the Airmen’s Club 1978-79 Jeremy Reed (Waterloo Press, 2010) The poet Jeremy Reed is something of an anomaly. On the one hand he has deliberately fostered his own populist cult-of-personality by being an inimitable performing-artist … Continue reading

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Return to the Light: ‘Bright Dusky Bright’ by Eeva Liisa Manner

Translated by Emily Jeremiah – Waterloo Press 2009 When reading the poems  of Eeva-Liisa Manner, and discovering  the landscapes that gave birth to them, I am reminded of these lines by the great Finnish/Swedish poet Edith Sodergran, lines in fact … Continue reading

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The Metaphysical Squinting of the Psyche of London; Five Journal Entries in Lieu of a Review of Niall McDevitt’s ‘b/w’

1 On a press not very familiar to me (and therefore immediately intriguing) comes a rather large form book of poems named simply b/w (Black and white? An associational obsession with Blake? The curtness of an abbreviation? A mystery skirted … Continue reading

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