Tuesday, November 06, 2007

some seine poetry

While I was in Paris I caught up with Nicholas Manning, of The Continental Review fame. We had a coffee and a great chat about poetry on the Ile St-Louis and then, on this rather cold, windy Paris autumn afternoon, he videoed me reading some poems. You might enjoy them, and the sites and sounds (such as the motorboat that chugged by in the middle of everything and the saxophonist on the bridge between the two islands).

Nicholas has also kindly written a short appreciation of my work on his lively poetics weblog The Newer Metaphysicals.

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