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Acumen - Issue 72

Acumen - Issue 72

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Celebrating the Year of the Dragon. Featuring three poems with QR codes, for use with a smartphone, so the poet can be heard reading from the pages.


Editorial - The Year of the Dragon

Poems by Dannie Abse, Mark Roberts, Sophie Reynolds, Alec Hamilton, Michael Newman, Glynda Winterson, Catherine Broughton, Joseph Allen, Jeremy Page, Alison Brackenbury.

Interview with Helen Dunmore.

Poems by John Gilham, Christine McNeill, Caroline Natzler, Jeremy Young, India Russell, Nicola Warwick, Julie Whitby, Jacqueline Bulman, Robert Hamberger, Mike Smith, Martin Cook.

Poetry and Politics do not Mix – Sebastian Barker and Dinah Livingstone in debate.

Poems by Dannie Abse, Meg Cox, Richard O’Connell, Pat Buik, Ann Mason, Gary Bills, Patrick Osada.

Poetry In Translation – Julian Farmer, Jan Owen, Ian Parks, Stephen Capus, Steve Komarnyckyj.

Poems by Stephen Capus, Donna Pucciani, Michael Bartholomew-Biggs, Joanna Watson, Graham Burchell, Don Bloch, Helen Overell, Ian Caws, Gordon Scapens, Seán Street.

'John Taylor: the Water Poet' by Martin Green.

Poems by Jennifer McGowen, Lynne Hjelmgaard, Helen Mort, Richard Hughes.

Prize-Winning Poetry – Duncan Forbes: chooses Wayne Price, Angela Beese, Elaine Miller.

Poems by Chris Considine, Jocelyne Thébault, June English, Fred Beake, Harry Guest, Brenda Hutchings, Huw Lawrence, Jim C. Wilson, Ruth O’Callaghan.

Obituary – Anna Adams.

Poems: Meg Cox, Michael Swan, Robin Brumby.

Reviews: William Oxley, Edmund Prestwich, William Bedford, Belinda Cooke, Fred Beake.

Poetry Comment.