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 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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