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Poetry Month 2012. 16: The Sari

I mentioned yesterday Duffy’s anthology Out of Fashion. Like Answering Back, it invites contemporary poets to submit a poem on a theme, and choose a poem on the same theme by a poet from another time or culture. However this … Continue reading

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Lent 9: Moniza Alvi

I’ve been wanting to share some Moniza Alvi, but the collection I have, Europa, is a bit dark. Europa starts with an exploration of PTSD, then as Alvi reminds us that ‘trauma’ comes from the Greek (meaning pierced skin), it … Continue reading

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