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Stephen Lightbown – 10 poems from ‘The Last Custodian’ - Stephen Lightbown
Fluke by Any Other Name Is a Flight Number - Momtaza Mehri
Ethel Carnie Holdsworth
B. 1886 D. 1962
A tune that one has once heard and liked [that] seems to haunt the mind and will not be dismissed until entirely mastered.
She has the comic's knack of placing a lot of weight on thin-shouldered words, words blurred by common currency which are suddenly brought into sharp focus and don't really want to be. Beyond the laughs there's great poignancy - Observer