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How to Be Both by Ali Smith

I’ll begin my reviews of the Booker prize shortlist with my personal favourite, How to be both by Ali Smith.

How to Be Both is a delightful novel from the very start, beginning with its format. 658 more words


Two Poems by Lesley Burt

The label on my suitcase …

… reminds me I do not belong.
Outside, sky darkens over a line
of could-be-anywhere mountains.

Electric light casts shadows around… 183 more words

Creative Writing


The lighthouse suggests;
A shoreline’s solidity,
The firmness of stone.

Photography and Haiku by Daniel Williams.

Creative Writing


A town scrutinised
Through the arch’s crafted wound;
A mouth opening.

Photography and Haiku by Daniel Williams.

Creative Writing

Sacral Space

Illumined, milky

a filament of holiness

renders air apart from air;

and who are we to say

that our air is any different?

The panes qualify the cross below them. 74 more words


KLEE'S ANGEL by bz niditch

Like moving
the wings
and cloudlets
of our history
the futurists
turn back to
the high art
in you,
Angelus Novus
speak to us… 46 more words

Zingara's Poetry Picks

on poets III

to be a poet is

to stare out

from your window

on some morning

or evening or afternoon—

and to feel your heart


the inexplicable realisation… 24 more words