Burma – a comment by Chris Major

Monk's Footwear – Bloody Burma
 

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Chris Major is a regular contributor to Ink Sweat & Tears with his concrete poems.

• If you are interested in the connection between poetry and politics, there will be a debate at the upcoming Aldeburgh Poetry Festival (that's in Suffolk, England) between Peter Carpenter and Joseph Woods as to whether poetry, in the words of W. H. Auden “makes nothing happen” or whether it is unavoidably political and can make a difference. The session takes place at 1:00pm at the Cinema Gallery on Sunday 4th November, tickets £6.00. For full festival details and programme visit www.thepoetrytrust.org

One comment

  1. You've got to read this from the bottom up. It's fascinating to see how Chris has captured exactly the imagined stride pattern left by the monk's sandals in those bottom four lines.
    Gwilym Williams

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