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Author: Mark Waldron
Publisher: Hexham, Northumberland [England] : Bloodaxe Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats

Ex-Salt poet Mark Waldron joins Bloodaxe with his third collection. 'Mark Waldron is the most striking and unusual new voice to have emerged in British poetry for some time.' - John Stammers


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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Waldron
ISBN: 9781780372969 1780372965
OCLC Number: 921865363
Description: 78 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: So I hid my song --
You know when you drop --
All my poems are advertisements for me --
Meanwhile, trees --
So I was at home doing the washing up --
The sea --
The madding wind --
When you come in, poppet --
A train, pale white in colour --
Look at our faces : how dead we're going to be! --
The shoes of a clown --
A cat called Orangey was in a number of movies --
The uncertainty principle --
You know that intermingled time of night and day --
The fire --
Uh-oh sweet wife --
As though we hoped to be forgiven --
A glib --
yes I admit that I have ate --
King Richard I --
Confessional poem --
The meeting --
Poems in which --
Innovations in naval gunnery --
Underground beekeeping --
Vegetable magnetism --
Outdoor philately --
No moose --
Sucked --
Sometimes a phallus is just a phallus --
The dead are helpless --
The voice --
Those worms that inhabit the bowel, --
In the boulangerie --
Guns in films --
It's hard to see Hamlet as some kind of everyman --
The decline of the long s --
No more Mr nice guy --
Professor Hydrofoil is attending a matinee --
The tenant --
We rested our hands --
Grace --
Manning --
I. Collaboration --
II. The stage is set --
III. Does a filmic wind tousle the photo-real grass? --
IV. Denmark brochure --
V. Manning in the rock garden --
VI. Out here in the future, everything is doubly suspect --
VII. I am lordly, puce and done, --
VIII. Don't talk to me about ghosts --
IX. Enter a ghost smelling minty --
The common quail --
The lawn sprinkler --
First off.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Mark Waldron.


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