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Jane Bowles’ novel Two Serious Ladies confounds with sinister humor and dark delight

Originally posted on Biblioklept:
Two Women, Gwen John Here’s a short review of Jane Bowles’ only novel, Two Serious Ladies: The book is amazing, a confounding, energetic picaresque suffused with sinister humor and dark delight. I read it knowing nothing about…

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Oum El Ma Lake in the middle of the desert, Libya

Originally posted on Riley Hanna:
Oum El Ma Lake in the middle of the desert, Libya

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Tango for Balance

Tango is easy! Believe it or not, anyone suffering from Parkinson’s, M.S. or any other gait disability can get a lot out of these simple exercises which are always done with the your partner’s arms supporting you. Lovely music too! … Continue reading

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The Net

The net contains the sky. It is more than that: The net impresses itself on the sky And prevents it from getting in. The sky wants in: the cons want out – Some of them – others can’t handle it. … Continue reading

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Chilcot

Originally posted on anthonyhowelljournal:
Westminster bells overwhelm our chants and slogans. Anyway the commentators aren’t here to listen to us. On temporary platforms constructed out of scaffolding, They’re holding forth under listless Union Jacks. They’re putting the network spin on…

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No Selection for Old Farts

26/09/16 To The Poetry Review: Dear Sarah and Maurice Your last communication brings the number of my poems that have been rejected for publication by your review to twenty-six. This is since 2014.   The Castaway Scrabble The Glider Birth … Continue reading

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No Posts for Old Farts

Hi Anthony I’m sorry that you weren’t shortlisted for the vacant post here in Creative Writing. I know how much effort and emotional energy goes into a job application, and how disappointing it is not to get an interview. There … Continue reading

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