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


IMAGE x Poor faun, who must expire, Reflect me in your pupils. Take my memory to dance For my dark immortals. x Go, and tell those pensive dead For whom my pranks were a joy so rare, I dream of … Continue reading

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Joris-Karl Huysmans on Modern Art

  One of my favourite authors! His views on Modern Art are at last translated by Brendan King (Dedalus, 2020). Tim Keane has an excellent article about this in Hyperallergic – a very good art site.

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A Cloud Garden for Bruce Grove

Petition to make a Cloud Garden in Luke Howard’s House – The ‘Namer of Clouds’ resided in Bruce Grove, off Tottenham High Street. Here is a poem Goethe wrote to him. CLOUD FORMS X When, from the water’s quiet mirror, … Continue reading

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I Believe in Bill

People may dismiss my distrust of Bill Gates as conspiratorial, but wouldn’t I be even more spooky if I were to endorse his projects?  This thought inspired the following poem:   I BELIEVE IN BILL   I believe in Bill … Continue reading

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Painted Pallets, May 2020…

60 59 58 57 56 55 54 53 52 51 50 49 48 47 46 45 44 43 42 41 Continuation of my painted pallets – the sheets of cartridge paper I use to test brush loads and marks when … Continue reading

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An Essay on Fawzi Karim

Click here for my essay on Fawzi Karim  together with a selection of his verse in The latest issue of The High Window. The two books of my versions of his poetry are Plague Lands and Incomprehensible Lesson – both published by Carcanet.

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Write where we are now

Pleased to see two poems of mine in Write where we are Now Carol Ann Duffy’s initiative with Manchester University, during lock-down. Scroll down for more, and you’ll find them. Click for other Links to Poems of mine or browse … Continue reading

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