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Feature: The Idle Poet

Image: Cover of Selected Poems of Giovanni Pascoli

David Cooke reviews ‘Selected Poems of Giovanni Pascoli’, translated by Taije Silverman with Mariona Della Putta Johnston, Princeton University Press, 2019.

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Feature: Like Bone, or Bread

Cover of Moder Dy

In ‘Moder Dy’, Shetlandic poet Roseanne Watt explores the forgotten art of steering by the moder dy (mother wave), the name given to an underswell which is said to always travel in the direction of home.

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