…could be turned into a concrete poem, I’m sure. My review of Edwin Morgan’s Centenary Selected Poems can be read at Stride Magazine here.
‘In March 2020 Spec Books proudly collaborated with The Edwin Morgan Trust & Glasgow University, to create ‘The Edwin Morgan Centenary Collection’ guest edited by Colin Herd.’ I am pleased and proud to be a small part of this celebration … Continue reading
On this day of Edwin Morgan’s centenary celebration I was delighted to hear that I have had an acceptance of one of two poems submitted for the above, to be published by Speculative Books. Because of C19, the book launch … Continue reading
‘Message Clear’ really forced itself on me as an experience. It was almost written involuntarily. That is most unlike the usual method of writing a concrete poem. It came to me in the old sense in which poems were said … Continue reading
One of many clever concrete poems by great Scottish poet Edwin Morgan. Read another, Orgy, here.
I used to be able to recite this whole poem, and to do so for a class of students or any individual would draw immediate, incredulous looks at the performance. Understandable. It happened the other night, not that I could … Continue reading
(source: prompted by Edwin Morgan’s Nine One Word Poems, 1982, Mariscat Press – see original here)
(source: Edwin Morgan poem from Colour Poems, 1978) Yesterday would have been Edwin Morgan’s 101st birthday and it marked the end of the Edwin Morgan Centenary celebrations. I was honoured to contribute to the Seculative Books The Edwin Morgan Centenary … Continue reading
The Review by Martin Stannard – Knives Forks and Spoons PressHereThe No Breath by John Goodby – The Red Ceilings PressHereMuseum of Lost and Broken Things by Lauren Terry – Leafe PressHereA Confusion of Marys by Rupert M Loydell and … Continue reading