Archive for the ‘poetry’ Category

After the video with Celan reading Todesfuge posted by Baroque in Hackney a few weeks ago, here’s another I’ve just happened upon: source: The Omniscient Mussel. The poem he’s reading is Tenebrae: Near are we, Lord, near and graspable. Grasped already, Lord, clawed into each other, as if each of our bodies were your body, […]


photo: Farm machinery on the disused railway line between Askrigg and Aysgarth, February 2008, taken by yours truly The American poet and publisher Jonathan Williams, who knew, among other places, Wensleydale, where I have just been, died on Sunday last. in a characteristically-titled essay “Some Speak of a/ Return to Nature/ I Wonder Where They/ […]