October 15, 2021
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Through it all: poetry | Culture & Leisure

by on September 30, 2021 0

“Things are so far away, light years and galaxies, your life and mine,” wrote poet Renee Podunovich. “Yet this morning everything is suspended in the prehistoric darkness / the thick lagoon of the cosmos / aquatic universe, sparkling stillness, calm. hold on and let go / the chronic bubbling and drifting / of consciousness....

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Stolen moments and courageous imaginations

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John fitzgerald The moment (Gallery, 60pp, € 11.95) opens, strikingly, with destruction, “the smoky / strangled roar” of a chainsaw in a boy’s hand. “It was like cutting into pure fear / breaking it.” Throughout this confident, graceful and often dark collection, Fitzgerald deals with the fear of historical continuity. The farmer, rather than...

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Jeremy Corbyn calls for poetry and music to spice up ‘boring’ political meetings

by on September 26, 2021 0

Jeremy Corbyn was speaking at an event on the sidelines of the Labor Party’s annual conference (Photo: Reuters) Jeremy Corbyn suggested that more people would support socialism if a “rather boring” political meeting included music and poetry. The former Labor leader told an event on the sidelines of the party’s conference in Brighton that...

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