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Gabriel Josipovici's 'The Cemetery in Barnes' Longlisted for Republic of Consciousness Prize 2019
We're delighted to announce that Gabriel Josipovici' s The Cemetery in Barnes has been longlisted for the 2019 Republic of Consciousness Prize! read more
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Poem of the Day
A peachy sunsetTaken from 'The Windows of Graceland'...
over a line of black fir trees,
fires all over our field.
I am there in shorts and sandals
running with a can of petrol
to revive the drooping flames,
my father’s solid body
standing still among the blazes
like a Roman General,
just here, this evening
like a king.
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