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Birthlanding and other poems by Yuan Changming

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YUAN CHANGMING Raging against the Crow in the Park Disguised as a pigeon, you’ve just had Enough food From my palm (& heart); then, you flap high up Beginning to circle above me, ready To flee away only after Shitting…

Letters Flying from the Page

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BILL LEWIS Syzygy The book opens. The mind opens. They recognise Each other as Brother and sister. The mind reads The book as the Book searches The mind for their Lost sibling: The heart. Abraxas The curtain is torn The…

Le vie delle parole

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ANNE STEVENSON Sierra Nevada Landscape without regrets whose weakest junipers strangle and split granite, whose hard, clean light is utterly without restraint, whose mountains can purify and dazzle and every minute excite us, but never can offer us commiseration, never…

Find me, I’m a tree

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SYLVIE MARIE find me Poetry turns paper back into trees – Marie Lundquist find me i’m standing among the others feet planted in a corner knees together my woody trunk rising through my resin pelvis my backbone a stem for…

Colour-Blind Romance and other poems

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STEPHEN WILSON Colour-Blind Romance after Lorca’s Romance Sonámbulo How can I love what I cannot see? Green, green, I love you green. Sun on a woodland canopy, how can I see what can’t be seen? Green bird on an olive-branch,…

A Synchronistic Experience in Serbia

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RICHARD BERENGARTEN [Abstract] In May 1985, I visited Serbia from my home in Cambridge, England, to run a series of poetry writing workshops for pupils in Serbian schools, mostly in their early teens. With my daughter Lara, who was then…