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English, Old and New

English, Old and New DARRELL SUTTON celebrates the scholarship of Medievalist, Fred C. Robinson (Sep 23, 1930-May 5, 2016), Douglas Tracy Smith Professor Emeritus of English at Yale HWÆT; is that the English of old, Yet spoken in modern times? … Continue reading

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Poems by Chad Norman

Poems by Chad Norman To The Readers: The following poems are all memories. Mary is on the beach/shoreline where her Percy was cremated. She never actually visited the site. Each poem opens with her in a different pose. Along with … Continue reading

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Forth on the Godly Seas

Forth on the Godly Seas Darrell Sutton considers new translations of timeless texts Barry Powell, Homer: The Odyssey (Oxford U. Press, 2014), xxv, pp 459 Peter Green, The Iliad: A New Translation (U. of California Press, 2015), xvi, pp 592 … Continue reading

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Et in Akkadia Ego

Et in Akkadia Ego   Four Poems on antiquity by Darrell Sutton, plus commentaries The World’s Oldest Literature (2010) by W.W. Hallo is a title of a book of studies of Sumerian texts, and an answer to the age-old query, “which … Continue reading

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A Collection of Visions

A Collection of Visions by Drew Nathaniel Keane   Is that a deer?  Is that a deer upon the hill?  I froze And watched her grazing while a little fawn, Like gods around the Godhead circling on, Around her danced—A … Continue reading

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Two poems by Liam Guilar

Two Poems by Liam Guilar  Merlin to the Lady of the Lake And so it happed him to com to the roche theras the Lady of the Lake had put Merlyon undir the stone, and there he herde hym make a … Continue reading

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The Reappeared

The Reappeared by Derek Turner Deep in the tangle of the past He dreams, and we sometimes dream of him – Lying in anxiety of roots, Dead seeds, and splatted fruits, Waiting in the acid earth For the blade that … Continue reading

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“Pre-Flight”

“Pre-Flight” By Marcus Bales A tired, blood-shot moon was staring down Half-closed with puffy clouds, as if the night Before had been too hard, too late, too much. The wind was building like a headache, brown Around its sharpening edges. … Continue reading

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The Return to the Great Tradition

The Return to the Great Tradition Critic Michael Davis welcomes a classic collection The Walled Garden by Andrew Thornton-Norris, the Leckhampton Press, 2011 In the short manifesto introducing his new collection of poems, The Walled Garden, Andrew Thornton-Norris writes, “The … Continue reading

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A Message of Hope from the Land of the Southern Cross

A Message of Hope from the land of the Southern Cross Jarred Vehlen reviews Andrew Huntley’s new collection of poetry  From Tradition and away from Tradition: Poems, 2001-2014, by Andrew Huntley, Extra Castra Publications, 2014 For generations men have spoken … Continue reading

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