Tag Archives: Prose poems

Iain Sinclair’s Suicide Bridge

Originally posted on Tears in the Fence:
The new edition of Iain Sinclair’s Suicide Bridge: A Book of the Furies, A Mythology of the South & East – Autumn 1973 to Spring 1978 (Skylight Press 2013) expanded on the original…

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The Groundlings of Divine Will

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Daniel Staniforth’s The Groundlings of Divine Will (Skylight Press 2013) http://www.skylightpress.co.uk sees Shakespeare’s first audience, ‘the groundlings of the pit’, as a secret society addressing the Master Of Revels in a glorious riposte…

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In Defence of Poesy: A Skylight Selection

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Interlocutors of Paradise by Martin Anderson

“Someone is singing, beyond the patio and the hedgerow, a song so sweet it might have been sung in paradise.  Inconsolable melos.  A lyric in a strange tongue.  It sounds like part elegy, part yearning.  Like someone nostalgic, perhaps, for … Continue reading

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The Passenger by Richard Froude

Identity is so often bound up in where we’ve been, where we’re going, and where we are.  Basho once said something to the effect that man travels around seeking so much that the journey itself becomes home.  This is never … Continue reading

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Richard Froude on Skylight Press

Richard Froude is an up-and-coming British poet-novelist, an erstwhile Bristolian now living and working in Colorado, USA.   Although adopted by an enthusiastic Denver poetry community, Froude still has a bit of the old West Country charm about him and makes … Continue reading

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