Author Archives: anthonyhowelljournal

About anthonyhowelljournal

Poet, essayist, dancer, performance artist....

Publications by The Theatre of Mistakes

At last, we have managed to work out a way of creating a sales outlet for the seminal Publications of THE THEATRE OF MISTAKES   Click this link for Publications by The Theatre of Mistakes My textbook The Analysis of … Continue reading

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Songs of Realisation

Very pleased that this new book of poems is now published by The High Window Press This book opens with poems committed to the transfiguration of the ordinary: garden sheds, bus rides, daily life in Tottenham, motorways leading to escapes … Continue reading

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The Young

The poets outnumber their audience, But then we choose to be gracious, Mentioning Chinooks. Perhaps we’ve been x Out-Trumped by demonstrations. Not to mention fares. You can’t expect The young to hike it here, x Unless there’s an open mike. … Continue reading

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Teaching Writing and Art in Jail

A talk given for Confer: The Masks of Masculinity – Exploring the Links Between Male Vulnerability and Violence (18th May 2019) – at Foyles Bookshop.  In the early years of this century I started teaching creative writing and art in … Continue reading

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Oriental

x “Awesome, I understand, But what does it mean, pulpit?” She asks her boyfriend’s mother. A young girl, eating a bird; x Slender, in a tube skirt, on Bleeker Street. This is a shovel-ready project Listed under mist, tea and … Continue reading

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Incomprehensible Lesson – Poems by Fawzi Karim – English Versions by Anthony Howell – Fawzi passed away 16/17 May 2019

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Very pleased that a new book of my versions of the poems of Iraqi poet Fawzi Karim have just come out from Carcanet Incomprehensible Lesson:  poems by Fawzi Karim in versions by Anthony Howell after translations…

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EXTINCTION OF THE HEART

Do you know how long ago it was that the heart Vanished at last from the face of the earth? Once it emboldened the coins of Cyrene: Double-chambered emblem only Cupid’s dart Could ever penetrate. The last stalk it ventured, … Continue reading

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