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Orbis 170, Winter 2014
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Of course you want to know what happened
on the road to Ploubalay with Chrissy Banks,
though admittedly risking a peek over John Paul Davies’s shoulder into
Jack The Ripper’s Bedroom will makes you Perfectly Blue, Faye Boland warns.
Nobody, including Aidan Baker would classify it asThe Finest-Hour Syndrome. –
best stick to the Facts, provided by Fokkina McDonnell
because you never know just what will squeeze out of the Genie’s Bottle (Li C. Tien).
Or do you have an answer for Susan Lindsay:
Shall We Get Swept Away By Lunch-time?
Why not find out? Will you be attracted to the shining lights in this issue of Orbis,
along with a surprising number of moths…
Mark Carson: Grogan’s Castle;
Incognito, Cumbria; Holy Week, Ronda
Agoraphobics, Cambridge; Night flight, Karachi
Poems from: Sue Burge: Seven Easy Steps to Working with Angels;
Luba Ostashevsky; The Fish; Jonathan Lewis:Walking to The Nutcracker; Benedict Newbery: Film Review by Vlad
Prose from: Ágnes Cserháti: Standing on the Corner; Charlotte Gringras: The Thief of Time; Mark Reece: Forced Exercise
Translation: Anita Marsh; Anthony Costello; Anthony Howell: Alain-Fournier, LaRonde
Past Master: Merryn Williams on W.H. Davies
Article: Reading Poetry Aloud by William Alderson
Reviews: Angelina Ayers, Maria Isakova Bennett, Clairr O’Connor, David Harmer,
Afric McGlinchey, Jennifer A. McGowan, D. A. Prince, David Troman and Noel Williams
Orbis 170 contributors also include:
John Ashley; Nick Burbridge; Jennie Christian; Annemarie Cooper; Barbara Cumbers; Fiona Donaghy;
Richard George; Alice Harrison; Liz Horrocks; Mary Lee; Jim Lindop; Richard Martin; Jean O’Brien;
Anita Ouellette; Edward Ragg; Rachel Spence; John Whitehouse; Alessio Zanelli