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The Shipwrecked House show at Ledbury

Last Friday evening I got lost in a sea-storm of feelings watching Claire Trévien perform her show The Shipwrecked House. I had already read the book of the same title, which I had enjoyed immensely. 879 more words

Caroline Bergvall: Drift @ Southbank Centre

Caroline Bergvall brings her extraordinary new collaborative work DRIFT to London’s Southbank Centre (Purcell Room) as part of Poetry International. 17th July, 18:00 start.

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Tom Jenks

The Place to Bury our Martyrs

For human geographical and historical reasons Paris unlike London has a wealth of cemeteries within the bounds of the city proper. Huge expanses of prime development land surrounded by concrete and given over to the deceased. 926 more words

In the Catacombs

Opened in 1837 and inspired by the Pere Lachaise in Paris, West Norwood became known as the Millionaire’s Cemetery. But within its opulent grounds there are twelve buried names whose currency is language: these are the dead poets of West Norwood. 158 more words

Tom Jenks

Hannah Silva - Forms of Protest

Full disclosure: Have seen Silva perform live once. She was pretty great!

Review: Silva’s poems are unlike anything I’ve read. As the video above (and… 1,163 more words

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