Last month we read James Caruth's pamphlet, Marking the Lambs, which is available from The Poetry Business. Here's a link to a review from Antiphon.
This time it's Anchoress by Esta Spalding, which is out of print, but there are copies available from Abebooks and Amazon, or try the library. It's a book-length poem, described in this review:
Esta Spalding’s remarkable long poem explores, through the memories of a bereaved lover, a young female student’s intense inner life which is increasingly drawn into reports of the atrocities of the last Gulf War. Such is the level of her psychic involvement that she dies at her own hand, in
There's another review here
The March Poetry Cafe will be on Wednesday 5th, from 12pm, at Bank Street Arts. We'll discuss the book from 20 past, and aim to start the workshop at 1pm.
Hope you can make it!