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Autumn 2009: Issue 64

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Poems

Carol Ann Duffy
Scheherazade
John Stammers
Sands
John Stammers
Dead Alsatian in a Vegetable Crate, That Sweet Before Emotion, The House Sale
Dora Malech
Fair Play, City Beach, Heaven
Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Asda, Ten Days Post-Partum
Julia Deakin
Attitude, Date
Simon Armitage
Beyond Huddersfield, Collaborators
Eoghan Walls
Heraclites Bathes at Kivu
Kit Fan
Night Temples
Tomaž Šalamun
Demolition
Siriol Troup
The Asset, Party Girl, Year of the Rabbit
Sam Willetts
Jewish Section, Holt Paupers’ Cemetery, New Orleans
Jo Shapcott
Shrubbery
Jo Shapcott
For Summer, Cedar of Lebanon, Cypress
Paul Batchelor
To a Halver
Nadia Al Fazil-Kareem
Yesterday I Crushed Green Cardamoms
G C Waldrep
Baptism of Signs, Still Life, with Drawing
Grevel Lindop
Pencil
Robin Robertson
Web, During Dinner
Elizabeth Smither
The Wedding Lawn
COMPETITION 2009
Don Paterson: Judge’s Report
Judy Brown: FIRST PRIZE
Letter to My Optician
Howard Wright: SECOND PRIZE
Moyle
Gerard Lee: THIRD PRIZE
Fodder
Matthew Caley: COMMENDED
Nag
Josh Ekroy: COMMENDED
At the end of the day
Nell Farrell: COMMENDED
Dead Mouse Poem
Julian Stannard: COMMENDED
The Blessing of the Octopus at Lerici

Reviews & Features

Old Incurables
Peter Robinson revisits Ian Hamilton’s views of how poetry might ‘make things better’
Ut Pictura Poesis
George Szirtes on Alice Oswald, Paul Muldoon and Jane Weir’s engagement with the visual arts
Reports of Recovery
Kate Bingham on single-themed collections by Josephine Balmer, Christopher Reid and Sarah Wardle
The Forgotten New
Roddy Lumsden on the fate of an earlier generation of poets
The Wires of Sadness
Frances Leviston finds whispers of mortality in the work of Fred D’Aguiar, Jane Draycott and Carrie Etter
A New Scene
Luke Kennard finds shared ground in debut poetry collections by Tamsin Kendrick, Sophie Mayer, Patrick Brandon, Lorraine Mariner and Tom Chivers
Between Light Card Covers
Julia Bird on some of this year’s best pamphlet collections
Poetry Belgrade
James Sutherland-Smith reports on contemporary Serbian poetry