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The absolutely wonderful SACHIKO MURAKAMI (I’m a big fan) at KFB this aft. See her and co-editor SONNET L’ABBE at the launch of POETRY IS DEAD The ‘Sweat’ Issue, this Monday Night at CSI. Photos: KIRBY

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The sweat

The poem that does not eliminate the effort or labour from the writing. The poem that makes difficulty visible. The untidy poem. The apparently struggling poem. The Sick Woman poem. The poem that does not hide its poet because that poet is always there, just behind the curtain. The poems that risk being a try-hard, […]