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30th Jun15

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Buenos Aires Poetry
Comtemporary Literary Horizon
Galatea Resurrects
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“The Loveliest Vein of Our Lives”
Poetry Space;
“Librettos for the Black Madonna”
White Adder Press;
pamphlet collection – “The Worcester Fragments”
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The Blue Note

After the babble and
the commonplace chatter
the quickfire display
of bad-tempered brass
comes the blue note –
a sympodial inflorescence
of bell-shaped flowers
nodding along
the verges.

Neil Leadbeater

in collection Hoarding Conkers at Hailes Abbey, 2010, Littoral Press,
ISBN 978-0-95589372-8