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Browsing & Imagination

I sometimes browse the shelves, at midnight, in Keele University library.  The current journals are my particular rummage-worthy favourite, despite the recent diminution in their print stock (relegated now to just one wall of clear Perspex shelving) and the abandonment … Continue reading

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Indent Vol. 2: Call for Submissions.

Call for submissions vol 2: -Indent The new international annual journal for prose & poetry: READING WINDOW: DECEMBER 1, 2012 – JANUARY 31, 2013 We are looking for work that is evocative and provocative: bold, original, innovative writing, fresh as … Continue reading

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“Palimpsests” on Blackbox Manifold

Palimpsests on Blackbox Manifold Some of my new work has appeared in Blackbox Manifold, issue 8. “Palimpsests” is a long poem that interacts with Y Mabinogi, a Medieval Welsh manuscript in a psychogeographical enquiry.  I have used techniques ranging from … Continue reading

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New Poems on ditch,

Check out three of my new poems included in ditch poetry magazine, Canadian/International journal for Avant-Garde writers. Don’t forget to stop by and read the work of all the contributors and the  generous archive copies of past anthologies. http://www.ditchpoetry.com/lisamansell.htm

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Poems on Badges

I was let loose in the “Experimental Print Unit” at Staffordshire University today as part of my dastardly plan to sneak poetry into people’s everyday encounters. The print unit has a fabulously retro Badge Press Machine (a charming pre-loved device, unlike the … Continue reading

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Little Magazines and Journals [w/c April 16th 2012]

  This week I have been leaning towards Canadian Literature and longer poems, alongside some old favourites.    #1  Tears in the Fence 54 (2012)  [Print] http://tearsinthefence.com/ An ever-breath-taking collection of poetry, prose and translation with a real international feel. … Continue reading

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Love Poem 2

Love Poem 2   slick in the lactic stale of sextet                                              they crabclinch in their cuneiform          and listen to the music that kilts and suck their scab-wrecked skin                                 tantric and crystal                     a tryst                                                                                rustic and grasp … Continue reading

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Mannequin

Mannequin   a scuffed dance of limbless bend                                             naked and mime             pornographic as napkin                           faux-nylon on a the medal of stones     and rock-kinky in her slink-nip frame   a scuffed dance of limbless bend                                           cadence-fuck … Continue reading

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Shadow-Crab

Shadow-Crab   the bend of the ash-swell                                kotos a rough-spun-sung musk          bracken-axe and carob in the shadow-warp of bark                    a balk of lifeless ruffle in the samphire                                                                                     bow-howl                                                                                     bow-howl   as a … Continue reading

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For(u)m

For(u)m   in the iamb of razors       he arias toward the basque-clad bosom of a black-flaxen crow a harrow of vizier with sphinx-cloaked wing             that sea-shores the flex-tide and shale-scars                                                    where the ships salt through the rip … Continue reading

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