Category Archives: Poetry

SATIRE for the Millenium

Very pleased that my essay on satire is now posted on The Fortnightly – Satire for the Millenium

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Outside Belmarsh for Julian

Click The RUPTLY LINK for the video – and here is The Duran  DLR Passing below us, the railings go optical. When did you last see a tree? Way up above, there are clouds hemmed in x Between the plutocratic … Continue reading

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  Gulls on the pitch sound faint through the night at five. Lights are wasted on streets forsaken even by foxes. Hooked beaks inspire each other’s desolate, distant mewing Over a somewhat more diminished drone of one lone juggernaut   … Continue reading

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Anthony Howell – Readings and Performances

A selection of performances in various genres – poems read to the background of constant moving images, dance performances by Tango Schumann, solo performance art pieces and performances with the Theatre of Mistakes in the seventies, as well as poems … Continue reading

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Writing as the plough turns.

Very interesting article about Boustrophedon writing which I came across  – by David L O’Hara. It proved rewarding to research I am doing into the relationship between dance steps and the metrical foot in poetic scansion, with regard to the … Continue reading

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Variations on Pygmalion

Jean-Léon Gérôme   THE METAMORPHOSIS OF PIGMALION’S IMAGE 1. Pigmalion, whose high love-hating mind Disdain’d to yield servile affection, Or amorous suit to any woman-kind, Knowing their wants, and men’s perfection. Yet Love at length forc’d him to know his … Continue reading

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Incomprehensible Lesson – Poems by Fawzi Karim – English Versions by Anthony Howell

Very pleased that a new book of my versions of the poems of Iraqi poet Fawzi Karim have just come out from Carcanet Incomprehensible Lesson:  poems by Fawzi Karim in versions by Anthony Howell after translations made by the Author. … Continue reading

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