Category Archives: Current

Smoothie, by Claudine Toutoungi: A Graph Review

         Smoothie                                                     A Graph Review average 67 points    By Claudine Toutoungi  … Continue reading

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John Clare: Nature, Criticism and History: Newly Published

John Clare: Nature, Criticism and History by  Simon Kovesi         Published  4th Sept 2017 £66.99   hardback only Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan ISBN-13: 978-0230277878 Size: 8 x 1.8 x 21 cm This book investigates what it is that makes John Clare’s poetic vision so … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Echo< 2017 PoetryID Anthology

Waiting for the Echo, A 2017 Poetry ID Anthology A Graph Review.   45 to plus sixty, good reading Not yet available in bookshops,  best to purchase  via PoetryID website 978 09542867 7        48pp       … Continue reading

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poems JJS

 Poem  The grizzled old man looked at me with the morning sun glistening on bristled chin. His eyes sunken, not hooded like crows but sprawled-over by lank eyebrows; and his nose! Thin commas red-lining the beak and you see the … Continue reading

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Dandelions Poems by Arthur Berry

Dandelions     Poems By Arthur Berry Paperback, self-published Introduction by Arthur Berry dated as 1993 so  reckon publication same year or one after. No isbn and I can’t remember what price I paid about four years ago.    I bought … Continue reading

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Moments; collected poems of Jean Whitfield

Moments Collected poems of  Jean Whitfield Published Bakery Press      1985    paperback Note on back cover, as handwritten by Jean Whitfield: “There are many things to say; many things and people to record.  The question is where to begin?  Is … Continue reading

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Costa Poetry Prize category Winners 2016

Winner of each category of the Costa Book Awards was announced on 3rd January, 2017: Firstly, congratulations to the Costa Poetry Prize winner: Alice Oswald     for:  Falling Awake    poems written to be read aloud on exploring life’s … Continue reading

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