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Two poems by Hamlin and Robinson

 

This is When the Killer Cat Strikes
by Bradley Mason Hamlin

I once

threw a poet

up against a tree trunk

so hard

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Only In St Leonards: A Year On The Marina

A new book of poetry by Brian Docherty, Only In St. Leonards: A Year On The Marina, (Special Sorts Press,

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John D Robinson July B&W portrait

Holy&intoxicated Series 4

Life long Hastings-ite and poet, John D. Robinson has produced Series 4 of his Holy&intoxicated Publications Poetry Card Series. Following in the footsteps of the previous Series,

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The Smallhythe Trio

Lesbians. Suffragettes. Dramatists. L.G.B.T. Poet Laureate Trudy Howson explores, through poetry and prose, the Smallhythe Trio: Edith Craig, Christopher St John and Clare Atwood.

This exploration draws

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Two poems by Brian Docherty

STRANGER ON THE SHORE

He is still wearing his Burtons demob suit,
even though this is 1952 and he is supposed
to be on holiday.

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Posted 17:50 Friday, May 26, 2017 In: Poetry Tags: , , , , ,
Gerald Nicosia.

Five poems from Poetry Cards, Series 3

for Lenore Kandel (1932-2009)

Lenore
Smiling
Gentle
Keeping her genius quiet
So that only a few knew
Her heart large
Her suffering long

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Hastings - town with a history.

A Tribute to Hastings 2016

By Bruce Nicol

Known to Vikings, Romans, Normans and the rest

A landing ground before Jesus and Mohammed

And the many medieval English kings were

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Posted 18:32 Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 In: Poetry Tags: , ,
Original illustration by Jonathan Adie.

Cowboy hats and railways

Local poet John D Robinson has published a new collection of poems entitled Cowboy Hats & Railways; two of the poems appear below. The book

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