Monthly Archives: May 2013

Seth Crook

Naming of the Hills The first of the landscape spoke and named the hills, the fairy mounds, the hollows of the heroes. Bruach Mhor, Cwm LLewelyn Then taller people came, and painted on new beasts and visions, sacred titles in … Continue reading

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Petra Reid

  All Things Slim and Beautiful Thou shalt obey the law of BMI, Thou shalt not cite genetic alibi, Loss of portion control’s a deadly sin; Let yourself go? Only the good die thin. O birds and babes, wannabe size … Continue reading

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Yer Messin wae ma Karma, by Dora Wright

Yer Messin wae ma Karma Yer messing wae ma Karma yer puting it oot o’ sync ma nerves are a’ in tatters noo a’l huv tae tak some Zinc Yer gettin me all wound up instead o calming doon A … Continue reading

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My beautiful Pedes, by Jax Leck

My Beautiful Pedes Pedicurial perfection my little donkeys silken to  the touch lying in lavender-soaked socks Calcaneus and talus so beautifully formed No neanderthal flanges here Navicular and cuboid Vie for my attention I love them both And such sweet … Continue reading

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And Lo… by Daniel Connelly

And Lo, the Ants did Partake of the Raisins Grappa habit.  Twice a day I reach for the jar of raisins soaked in vintage Nardini Bassano to chew on a spoonful or two. Last night I upended a dozen or … Continue reading

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The Rum gentlemen, by Andrew Dalgleish

The Rum gentlemen At Kinloch turreted Annanstone pile red-faced ‘neath the dark rocks of ‘Rhum’, an antlered hall where Sir George lours down and centurion dust motes assemble. For a moment here stand at time’s portal, glimpse an opulence glistering … Continue reading

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Two poems by Anne Dunford

No Power (With apologies to Henry Reed) Today is the second day of spring. We have snow. Tomorrow morning we will have more snow. We have to think about living without power. The sun shines on glistening snow drifts and … Continue reading

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