Trees Feral for Light – from a sequence by Peter Larkin

Trees Feral for Light (9/15)   Peter Larkin’s poetry explores the idea of scarcity in its phenomenological aspects. Previous collections include Lessways Least Scarce Among (2012), and Give Forest Its Next Portent (2014). He contributed to The Ground Aslant: an Anthology of Radical Landscape Poetry, ed. Harriet Tarlo (2011). City Trappings (Housing Heath or Wood) […]

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Do You Believe in God? Climate Change? – a poem by James Croal Jackson

Do You Believe in God? Climate Change? Ancient gods rain fire into winter’s mythological mitt. Inhabitants escape from the tampered breaches to become apprentices of harmony and tell of wondrous kings– the bestiary a cephalopod might preach. Tell me less of spirit, more of body. Tell me hunger. Tell me deserts, dry open mouths.   […]

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