Tag Archive: Penned in the Margins

PRESENT MORTALITY: RYAN VAN WINKLE’S ‘THE GOOD DARK’

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Ryan Van Winkle, The Good Dark (Penned in the Margins, 2015) Review by Andrew Wells This collection’s opening poem, ‘The Duke in Pines’, begins with a structurally straightforward de-clarative: “I woke up with… Continue reading

READS OF THE YEAR 2015: Becky Varley-Winter

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This year I discovered Elizabeth Smart’s By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept (1945 [Flamingo, 1992/2015]), which is intensely rhapsodic – beyond purple – yet precisely controlled. Smart’s visionary daring is… Continue reading

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