Category Archives: Poetry

Three Poems (now with recordings) at the Fortnightly

These three poems published by The Fortnightly Review are now accompanied by very good sound recordings. Further recordings can be found here where a link can be found to my poems on the National Poetry Archive. A favourite recording of … Continue reading

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A Reading of Poets short-listed for the Sarah Maguire Prize

Click this link for the STANZA translation event, which is a reading open to view online on Monday eighth of March. I shall be reading at this event. My versions of Incomprehensible Lesson by Fawzi Karim (published by Carcanet) are … Continue reading

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New England and the Maritimes

Very happy with these poems now published in The High Window Can’t resist adding a link to Woody Allen.

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A response to a tweet

I know I’m a fan of one word poem titles & it’s not for everyone, but there really are…a lot…of poems with titles like “Six Years After My Husband Left Me, My Daughter Comes Home From School & Asks Me … Continue reading

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On ‘Freeing Up’.

Click On Freeing Up for my essay in THE FORTNIGHTLY REVIEW on four amazing poets – Julian Stannard, Fleur Adcock, Kazuko Shiraishi and Robert Creeley.

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The Aeon of Ganymede

As we move into the age of Aquarius – who is Ganymede the water-bearer of the Gods – it is interesting to read this well-researched take on classical astrology It’s a pretty gloomy prognosis: velvet fascism and private paedophilia. And … 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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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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