The North End of the Possible by Andrew Philip: review

Linlithgow-based poet, Andrew Philip, was much praised for his first collection, ‘The Ambulance Box’.  His second collection, ‘The North End of the Possible’, (Salt, £12.99 RRP) is a powerful volume of verse which subtly shakes any residual complacency from the reader.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Will I Ever Get to Minsk?

Jim C Wilson’s new collection of poetry, Will I Ever Get to Minsk? (Happenstance, RPP £4.00) tackles issues of art, age and memory.

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Let’s Call an Amnesty!

Ah, Edinburgh!
Consider its potential!
It will be lovely
when it is finished. Meanwhile,
stay away from John Lewis.

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