“London”  by Kevin Hart

“London” by Kevin Hart

London   You take a trip to London for a laugh And in a brawling boozy sleep you dream The Queen has kicked the bucket. “Treachery!”   They scream, and soon enough some stiff old gent With scratchy wig roars out, “Off with his head!” (Then whispers, “Nothing...
John Watson: “David Brooks in Slovenia”

John Watson: “David Brooks in Slovenia”

Words || John Watson  ‘Swimming when the bell strikes five’: The bell shakes drops into the sea, The fifth finds me, as ever, there. Swallows like jets on swooping raids Sky-larking in the pulsing air “Make my head their conning tower.’ Then...
“The Shell Road Atlas” by Andrew Taylor

“The Shell Road Atlas” by Andrew Taylor

Nowhere along here do the maps offer much more than a hope we’re heading the right way. Each page offers a new start and confirmation of the Irish saying ‘If you want to get there you shouldn’t be starting from here.’ The place names are printed so small they’re...
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