Kenneth Allott and the Cleft Stick

by D. H. Tracy Kenneth Allott. Collected Poems. Edited by Michael Murphy. Salt Publishing 2008. 169 pp. $18.95 (paper) ✥✥✥ Some lines from Kenneth Allott’s anthology piece “Lament for a Cricket Eleven,” about the taking of a photograph and the fates of its eleven subjects: From the camera hood he looks at the faces Like the spectral pose of the praying mantis. Watch for the dicky-bird. But, O my dear, That bird will not migrate this... Read More

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