Makers of empty dreams
With a sparse, haunting, often playful lyricism, the makers of empty dreams emerge like figures in the reels of an old, almost abandoned film. Their stories, often set in different countries which we may or may not know, tell of loss and estrangement, of betrayal and reconciliation, and of a search for the possibilities of renewal along the way.
In Rampant Inertia Alan Halsey, identified by Tony Lopez as a 'normally secret and invisible language spy', is found going about his familiar business, dismantling the rhetoric of Austerity while tracking scientific and other uncertainties, rereading Burton in the light of the Arab Spring, miming Our Mutual Friend, transcribing a racehorse's gossip…
reassembling still: collected poems
Comprising work from the early 1970s onwards, Reassembling Still is by far the largest and most comprehensive collection of David Miller’s poetry, and includes all of his poetry that he wishes to keep, with the exceptions of the ongoing Spiritual Letters project and his visual poems.
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Still Not the Full Story
An interview with Lee Harwood to mark the publication by Enitharmon of The Orchid Boat.5 June 2014, 9:02pm
Azimuth and Digression 5: Gavin Selerie interviewed by Andrew Duncan
Part 5 of Andrew Duncan's long interview with Gavin Selerie, dating from January 2013.
Part 4 here.5 June 2014, 8:41pm