We’re so sad to hear of the death of Scottish poet Brian Johnstone. Sharing a poem from his 2021 collection @Arc_Poetry The Marks on the Map. A reminder that people can leave a long long trace on the landscape.

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"But this overshoots the mark, this gnashing sorrow, so Wagnerian; it was more a vague, grey element I moved in that kept me remote and slow," from 'Fly', Fiona Benson in Poetry Review Spring 2018 Join @PoetrySociety prompts for #NaPoWriMo 2021 Day 30’s prompt is: Opera

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this gnashing sorrow, so Wagnerian;
it was more a vague, grey element I moved in
that kept me remote and slow,"
from 'Fly', Fiona Benson in Poetry Review Spring 2018
Join @PoetrySociety prompts for #NaPoWriMo 2021
Day 30’s prompt is: Opera https://t.co/qNnDrPMdqT

"It is not Samuel Beckett's fault Or the fault of any man who stays Awake, who cannot sleep with all The fuss injustice makes." 'The Seven Pear Trees of Avigdor Arikha', Thomas McCarthy in Poetry Review Spring 2016 @PoetryDay_IRL

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Or the fault of any man who stays
Awake, who cannot sleep with all
The fuss injustice makes."
'The Seven Pear Trees of Avigdor Arikha', Thomas McCarthy in Poetry Review Spring 2016  @PoetryDay_IRL https://t.co/96Hhzb3LDk