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Black Ink

A Poem on the Underground

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Yeah! High Fives all round!

Well, this is great! This journal of mine, or blog, or whatever you want to call it, has just hit 40,000 views! Thanks to all of you who have clicked on any post of mine. As an outlying writer, a … Continue reading

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Incomprehensible Lesson – Poems by Fawzi Karim – English Versions by Anthony Howell

I am honoured to be included on the shortlist for the Sarah Maguire Prize for Poetry in Translation  for my versions of Incomprehensible Lesson by Fawzi Karim. I feel that Fawzi would have been pleased about this as well. My versions … Continue reading

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Statius: Silvae

STATIUS: SILVAE Sleep, Silence’ child, sweet father of soft rest, Prince, whose approach peace to all mortals brings, Indifferent host to shepherds and to kings, Sole comforter of minds with grief opprest; Lo, by thy charming rod all breathing things … Continue reading

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