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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


Eviscerator Heaven 1-3 (edited by A.J. Kaufmann, 2008)

Here are the free PDF files of 3 issues of a zine I ran back in 2008, called Eviscerator Heaven – a “kick-ass online journal”. Despite the laughable “design”, there is some nice poetry inside, by a variety of people who used to write the good stuff back then, and I’m sure most of them still do. 22 more words

A.J. Kaufmann

Antioch Review contributor, John Taylor releases new book on European poetry

John Taylor’s regular Antioch Review column, “Poetry Today” covers European poetry. Many of his columns are now also available in his new collection,  A Little Tour through European Poetry… 740 more words


Author Ian Crockatt has just published these translations of Norse Skaldic verse, with Ark Publications.

CRIMSONING THE EAGLE’S CLAW is a new translation of the Norse poems of Rognvaldr Kali Kolsson, Earl of Orkney. 1,072 more words



A World Beyond Myself, Enitharmon, 1991

Memories of the Unknown, Harvill Press, 2001

Part 1: Beginnings

In 1996, New York’s Vintage Press brought out ‘The… 1,512 more words