Author Archives: anthonyhowelljournal

About anthonyhowelljournal

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

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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Shiva and my ‘Songs of Realisation’

photo by Dilys Bidewell Many of my Indian readers (and others) may enjoy my most recent collection of poems – Songs of Realisation. These three long poems celebrate what is on the earth, what is below the earth and what … Continue reading

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Painted Pallets, June 2020.

80 79 78 77 76 75 74 73 72 71 70 69 68 67 66 65 64 63 62 61 Painted pallets 41-60 (May 2020) Painted pallets 21-40 (April 2020) Painted pallets 1-20 (March 2020) This brings my sequence of … Continue reading

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Image

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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