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Poetry London Autumn 2020 Issue 97

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Poems 3 Togara Muzanenhamo Mistral • Alizé 5 Canisia Lubrin How We Are Astonished 8 sam sax A Brief & Partial History • Yerba Buena Gardens, SF 9 Gboyega Odubanjo Oil Song • A Reminder to Mind Your Own Susannah Dickey Cold war spy with a mouth full of gold fillings 10 Hannah Lowe She • N h o • White Roses 11 Layla Benitez-James Shears Inua Ellams Black Seeds and Soil / Roger Casement speaks / 12 Holly Corfield Carr A man, an animal, a lamina 14 Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles Diet of Sex • Dogtooth (tr. Kristine Ong Muslim) Declan Ryan I’m Working So I Won’t Have To Try So Hard 15 Ghayath Almadhoun All Roads Lead to Berlin (tr. Catherine Cobham) 16 Mark Waldron Burn Down Sean O’Brien Looking into It 17 Neetha Kunaratnam El Dorado Romalyn Ante Nadare 18 James Giddings No requests Katrina Naomi The Field 19 Fiona Moore Flower, the smallest, the rarest

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Reviews and Features 25 A flint holds fire Vidyan Ravinthiran on growing up with a speech impediment 29 Who Language Holds Bridget Minamore on Danez Smith 31 Armed with Audacity Robert Selby on Rishi Dastidar and Sam Riviere 33 No Fixed Points Inua Ellams talks to Dai George 34 The Particulars in Motion Aoife Lyall on Karen Solie and Vona Groarke 37 In Search of Home Helen Calcutt on Jennifer Wong, Marvin Thompson, Mina Gorji and Matthew Haigh 41 A World so Large, and of Our Own Devising Jennifer Wong on Theophilus Kwek and Franny Choi 43 Constant Flux Rachel Long talks to Ali Lewis 44 Comma in the General Sense John Clegg on Rosamund Stanhope 47 Houses on Fire Jenna Clake on Jessica Mookherjee, Christina Thatcher and Caroline Bird 49 The Singing and the Noise Hiromi 52 Intravenous Lines Romalyn Ante talks to Ali Lewis 55 Abandoned Houses Saba Ahmed on Srinivas Rayaprol and Arvind Krishna Mehrotra d t i i e S h 9 T 4 Je n o ek al C an n Je er rene e G h n t a i m mo oh y C ny n ar d F n k a e gr a o L d s lro 1 A WWo 4 ef i n ne n J tt o ucl a n C n K l o l ay e LLy f ioA n oito d P ex i o F 3 N 3 e rei v d w em r 1 A 3 h ti m z S

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