Two poems by Guy Walker

Guy Walker is a French and Italian teacher who lives on the south coast of England. He edits the magazine https://www.british-intelligence.co.uk/ and blogs at https://roseatetern.blogspot.com/ Spleen by Charles Baudelaire - English Verse Translation I have a thousand years of memories.A chest of drawers rammed full of elegies, Of served writs, billets doux and balance sheets, Romances, heavy plaits rolled in…

Scenes from a closely-observed life

Still Life, Ciaran Carson, Wake Forest University Press, 2019, 88 pages LIAM GUILAR relishes - and mourns - a unique talent There’s a picture of Ciaran Carson on the back cover of Still Life. He’s sitting on a bench seat. Tall buildings, trees and streetlights provide a diminishing perspective taking the eye towards an approaching…

Mountain preaching

LENNART SVENSSON is best known for his biography of Ernst Jünger (Ernst Jünger: A Portrait, 2014) and his philosophy of life, Actionism (2017). He has also published novels such as Redeeming Lucifer (2017) and he's currently working on new projects, both fact and fiction. He was born in Sweden in 1965 and still lives there.…

Sonnet on the Philosophy of Lawn Bowls

IVAN HEAD was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1953. Participation in Speech and Drama led him to read, learn and recite poetry from an early age. He has been writing poetry for most of his adult life and regularly reviews poetry publications for Quadrant, the Australian journal founded by James McAuley in the mid-1950s.…

Paris and Helen

Not much is known about MARCUS BALES except he lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and his work has not appeared in Poetry or The New Yorker. His latest book is 51 Poems; reviews and information at http://tinyurl.com/jo8ek3r Paris and Helen Perhaps the April sun shone every day And I do not remember. Did…