Tagged: alan martin

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Poetry from Alan Martin

FIFTY METRE NEWS Highly transmissable, this blight of homely airs that leaks from my radio, on the hour, every hour, if I am not lightning fast; the dreadful news in morbid repitition. Gloom enumerated,...

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A Hermit’s Life

In one issue of Raven’s Bread, a newsletter for those interested in the solitary life, Wood B Hermit is pictured standing in front of an office that issues various permits and licences. His eyes...

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Poetry: ‘Tis the Season

By Alan Martin Surprised, yet again, by autumnal torpor,  and, intent on understanding, I settle to observing rain, and the consequent habits of snails, and the number of blackbirds that take to my lawn, with...

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Nostalgia Moves On

By ALAN MARTIN It is still possible to  find one of the old ten-gallon galvanised milk churns in antique shops, but nostalgia would soon wear thin if the buyer had to manoeuvre the 50kg...

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Alan Martin: Poetry Now

Poems by ALAN MARTIN JUST NOW In my woods-hidden house, with the power gone down, and no means of contact,  I am a survivalist,   creeping out from a niche,  post the apocalypse. My day...