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"This Is Belgian Chocolate" by Philip Meersman, Three Rooms Press 2014

(This review originally ran in the Brooklyn Rail. And yes, that is a Magritte on the cover.)

As I began composing this review, I typed the word “language” incorrectly as “linguate”: tongue-shaped. 1,031 more words

Writing on the Train by John Taylor  

John Taylor is a leading authority on European poetry. He has contributed translations and articles on the subject to the Times Literary Supplement and to the… 720 more words


"A Thousand Martyrs I Have Made" by Aphra Behn

A THOUSAND Martyrs I have made,

All sacrific’d to my desire;

A thousand Beauties have betray’d,

That languish in resistless Fire.

The untam’d Heart to hand I brought, 93 more words