Monthly Archives: May 2015

‘Remainders’ by George Charlton

Thought I’d write up this short poem by the little known Newcastle poet George Charlton (b.1950) because I can’t find it anywhere online. I think this was published in 1980; I found it in the anthology Ten North East Poets, which is the first … Continue reading

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Plumbing

Plumbing Ten thousand years ago the first philosophers dug wells in the complete fucking dark, often falling and snapping their bodies wedged at gross angles, trapped deep in hell. Then a bucket lowered by a hand-nodding pole held in a … Continue reading

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