The Irish word for love
Chris Edgoose reviews Rescue Contraptions by Joe Duggan (tall-lighthouse, 2022)
What lies ahead may cause upset
Chris Edgoose reviews WE’RE ALL IN IT TOGETHER: poems for a disUNITED KINGDOM edited by Michael Stewart, Steve Ely and Kayleigh Campbell (Grist, 2022).
Two Poetries: Spender, Poetry and Ideology
Chris Edgoose considers Stephen Spender, revolutionary poetry and the need for trust between writers and readers of poetry
In the second of our series on over-used words in poetry, Chris Edgoose takes on 'palimpsest'
Portrait of the Poet as an Artist
by Chris Edgoose — The Pity was waiting for Michelangelo / in a perfect block of Carrara marble, / and in its carving he learned the weight, / the hang, and the fold of his own heart, / whose hidden dimensions