Steven says in his bio “I enjoy reading translated Roman poetry, literature on any kind of revolution, and a good epic once in a great moon.” and his poem of the week ‘Win Sum’ perfectly showcases this interest.
From the intrigue of the title through to the subject matter – this piece frames itself as a ‘classics’ poem – the language is rich with ancient images interspersed with more modern lan...
11th February 2019
This weeks POTW choice is ‘Ice Skating in New Orleans’ by Paris Tate, a wonderful, chilly slice of nostalgia. Placing us alongside her on a makeshift ice-rink in the early 90s, Paris shows a remarkable grasp of subtlety and language to tell a tale and make our cheeks redden with the cold. A relative...
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