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About anthonyhowelljournal

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

Slideshows

Painted Pallets: Water-colour and sometimes gouache white, developed from the sheets of cartridge I kept beside me when painting figurative water-colours for testing colour, marks etc. Completed June 2020. Pyscho-Painting One Paintings created from drips and dribbles of uncoloured water … Continue reading

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Susan Hiller, Amikam Toren and others at Purdies Farm 1974

The 1974 Arts Festival at Purdies Farm The picture is of my first wife Signe sleeping in a field with Storm, my daughter, in 1974. I have never seen this photo before. Storm died of cot death that winter. Someone … Continue reading

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Psycho-painting and what you see in it

Psycho-Painting slideshow “Look at walls splashed with a number of stains, or stones of various mixed colours. If you have to invent some scene, you can see there resemblances to a number of landscapes, adorned with mountains, rivers, rocks, trees, … Continue reading

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Tights

xx Strong but skinny, or rather, skinny but strong, I practise till the cows come home Back in Berkshire. I’ve moved into town. Thighs and shins start looking good in tights. x The days are mirrors, wall to wall Behind … Continue reading

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Anthony Howell interviewed by Scott Thurston – Stride Magazine

Interview with Scott Thurston in Stride Magazine – Part 1 And here is Part 2 See also The Step is the Foot

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Tango Valley

x SIGRID x In your wake, the air Will fill itself in; The air you imagine Is water, water x You may move to, Keeping abreast of it, Riding it with ease; Wading through x What surrounds you, The air … Continue reading

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Temptation in Whispers

Very pleased to announce the publication of a new E-book Temptation in Whispers – written in 1971 – and now published by Argotist Ebooks Just click that link! Temptation in Whispers was written at a time when I was deeply … Continue reading

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Meandering through La Belle Epoque

  Vuillard Interior Two contributions have come out at the same time (essay and poems). SO – here is my new essay in the Fortnightly Review   It’s a celebration of a time that is an inspiration to me. AND – … Continue reading

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Earthquakes and Milkshakes

As there is to everything, There is a fitness to grandad Fleeing a delighted boy. Miniscule petlets of alyssum Compliment overweight orchids. Condos trump the ancient bay. x Drums of stone stacked One by one on top Of each other, … Continue reading

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J-L Forain’s take on Verlaine’s Poem

THE LOVER OF NATURE x Paris being not a spit Worth spittin, I am gonna split. But ‘ow my soul’s a poet’s innit, Sundays when me gaff I quit, The country’s bout as cool as shit. x The overland’s a … Continue reading

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