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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 A Deaf Rough Trade : Defending Poetry to ‘Regular People’
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'I snap a picture of a poem and send it to a friend. I send it because this friend says he is newly interested in poetry. I send it because this is a poem that intrigues me.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Cordite Poetry Review Monster no. 91 May 2019 16551150 2019 periodical issue

    'I’m writing this after news that W S Merwin has died. His Selected Poems still sits on my bedside table, never far away in case of a spare moment. The poem ‘Leviathan’, was something of an inspiration for this issue, a rolling, musical masterpiece that echoes, for me at least, Tennyson’s ‘The Kraken’. It was first published in Merwin’s Green with Beasts in 1956, and speaks with memorable power and control, like Darth Vader.' (Nathan Curnow : Editorial introduction)

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