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Acts of Kindness

Some time ago I wrote a piece on this blog about my encounter many years ago with the poet, critic, patron and all-round literary marvel, Jonathan Williams, who had recently died. A slightly revised – and retitled – version of … Continue reading

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More on Helms

Jonathan William wrote a poem for Jesse Helms. Here it is: POEM BEGINNING WITH FIVE WORDS BYGERARD MANLEY HOPKINS glory be to godfor jesse helms jessehates fags jesse hatesniggers jesse hates modernart now that onethinks about it jesse’sjust like most … Continue reading

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Jonathan Williams

I first met Jonathan Williams when he came to Cambridge to read for Blue Room, a poetry society founded by John Wilkinson and run by John, his old school-friend Charlie Bulbeck and the more recently co-opted me. I had the … Continue reading

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