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Preface 9
Jonathan F.S. Post Walking with Vaughan in Silex Scintillans 11
Frances-Anne King Nautilus 30
Howard Wright Clocks 32
Marc Harshman Glebe Wall, Oxfordshire 33
Paul Connolly Struldbrugs 37
London Baptism 39
Lawrence Sail Sea Pictures 40
Margaret Wilmot Here on earth 42
Thomas R. Smith Dartmoor Morning 44
John Barnie Nature Study 46
Sunglasses 47
Jonathan Nauman ‘The Philosopher’s Vision: Experiencing the Consolatio Philosophiae in Silex Scintillans and Thalia Rediviva’ 48
Neil Curry Of The Puritan Dead 64
Mike Jenkins Another Country 67
Shapes in Bronze 68
Paul Murphy Berlin 69
Somma Vesuviana 71
S.A. Leavesley A Countryside Town 72
The Lamp Post 74
Grevel Lindhop In Arcadia 75
Snails 76
The Allgreave Menhir 77
Emma Lee Stitching America 78
Bruce McRae The Day That Was Night 79
Elizabeth Siberry Henry Vaughan Remembered: some further reflections from nineteenth-century Wales 80
Pete Limbrick Wavicle 96
Rose Flint September Tenancies at Witham 97
Lake Lillies 99
Eve Jackson Swan Feathers 100
Seán Street The Stone Bird 101
Caroline Natzler Pre-history 102
Helen Moore Seed Yoga Sutra 103
Michael Henry Petrichor 105
Lesley Saunders Showing, Not Telling 107
Chris Preddle Perspective 108
Roland and Aude 109
Sarah Lindon Icework 110
There is Nothing Automatic 111
Sean H. McDowell The Sonnet Made New in George Herbert’s ‘The Temple’ 112
Ric Hool Things You Learn in Scouts 131
Prue Chamberlayne A Different Anchoring of Love 132
B.J. Buckley Along Goose Creek 133
Equinox 135
William Virgil Davis Hopper’s “Automat” 136
Poem Beginning with a Sentence from Stevens 137
Pamela Coren Pressure 138
Alison Brackenbury The Third 139
After The Rain 140
Graham Hartill Crusader 141
Charles Wilkinson Pocket of Loss 142
Josephine Scott The End of the Season 143
Vicki Kay Brilliana Harley: Civil War Woman 144
Chris Hall no ifs 155
Tom Gouthwaite Cedar 159
Thor Bacon Robert Capa’s Leica 160
Oliver Comins Sunflowers at Night 161
Oliver Mort Boat in Belfast 162
Kay Syrad Chagall Window 163
Miriam Craig Sunset 164
Hubert Moore At the feeding-station 165
Rosie Jackson An Anchorite Laments the Destruction of Her Cell, 1537 166
Mai Matsumoto Magnetic Power in Henry Vaughan’s Poetry 167
Christopher Norris Missing Hues 188
Roselle Angwin Before the World Turned Again 190
Rooks 191
Jonathan Wooding Podcast 192
Linda Saunders Quahog 193
Patricia McCarthy Discovery 194
Andrew Neilson Review of A Thickness of Particulars: The Poetry of Anthony Hech  by Jonathan F.S. Post (Oxford University Press) 195
Contributors 197

 

 

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Preface 9
Rowen Williams Reflections on The Vaughan Brothers: Poetry meets Metaphysics 11
John Freeman Being There 22
Ricky Ray Haunting for Good 24
Cristopher Meredith Fumitory 25
Village Birds 26
Ghost 29
Eithne Lannon Pulse 30
Thin Pulse 31
Carol DeVaughn Evening 32
Sunrise 33
Midnight 34
Robert Wilcher Henry Vaughan’s Art Poetica 35
Rosie Jackson Interrupted 53
Rabia and the Thief 54
Charles Wilkinson Forme 55
Alan Payne Moving the Lawn 56
Hurricanoes 57
John Haynes A Watching Still Awhile 58
And then your Secondary School Ring Binder 59
Susan Wallace Timber 60
Sean H. McDowell Henry Vaughan’s Welsh Bird 61
Paul Matthews For Now 83
Here Now 84
This Moment 85
Hearts are Trumps 86
From Left to Right 87
James Peake The Hum 88
The Luxury Apartment 88
The Would-be Venue 89
The Club 90
The Tunnel 91
The Open Window 92
Patrick Deeley The Ash Pit 93
Anthony of the Dessert 95
T. Rex Skull, Ulster Museum 96
Michael Durrant ‘Who hears or reads of That, shall publish Thee‘: Print, Transmission, and the King’s Book 97
Pete Mullineaux Small Hungers 121
Rose Flint from Lunar Station: Icy Salty Cocktail in a Thin Stemmed Glass 122
K.V. Skene SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder 124
K.F. Duffin Mrs. Reed 125
Late Cicada 126
Chris Preddle The Grey Heron 127
Jacqueline on the Hill 128
W.D. Jackson As You Like It – Rosalind 129
The Tempest – Miranda 130
Jonathan Nauman From Letter to Spirit: Henry Vaughan’s Herbertian Poetic 131
Maria Apichella An Epilectic Entering Chartres Cathedral 142
Star-lit 143
Nicholas Murray Diptych 144
The Empty Book 145
Roger Garfitt After the Great Storm 146
Alyson Hallett The Last Time 148
Matthew Barton Walking the Frome 149
Philip Gross Spiegel im Spiegel 151
Jeremy Hooker David Jones, Metaphysical Poet 158
Laura Potts Jarrow Doll 173
Jonathan Wooding maker 174
Daleth/Adhaesit pavimento 175
Waw/Et veniat super me 176
Teth/Bonitatem fecisti 177
Yodh/Manus tuae feverunt me 178
Beatrice Tessier New Life 179
Copper loch 180
Paul Connolly Dead Dog 181
John Barnie House Party 183
Miriam Craig Jackdaws, the Lake District 184
Reviews
Sarah Hutton Review of Thomas Traherne and Seventeenth-Century Thought 185
Anne-Marie Miller-Blaise Review of Henry Vaughan and the Usk Valley 187
Sean H. McDowell Review of Returning to Donne 189
Contributors 192

 

 

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 Preface 7
Jonathan Nauman Varying Arrangements: Observations on Some Copies of Henry Vaughan’s Silex Scintillans (1655) 9
Elizabeth Rapp Elijah 19
Fiona Owen Ting 20
Charles Wilkinson Tracking Westwards 21
Stones in the Bowman’s Dreams 23
Hunter 24
Reaping 24
Jock Stein On a Retreat at Beech Hill 25
John Freeman Country Dancing 26
Hilary Davies Sebastian Barker: The Spiritual Journey of a Poet in the Modern World 27
Helen Moore First Contact 49
Mother Tongue 51
Alex Barr Light and Dark 52
German Girl in Old Castile 53
Thomas R. Smith At Trinity College 54
Jonathan Wooding Silent School 55
Søren Kierkegaard’s Garden 57
Lesley Saunders Sappho on Inishbofin 59
Elizabeth S. Dodd The Spirit of the Religious Lyric: Towards Further Conversations between Literature and Theology 66
Margaret Wilmot Like wax melting 79
Romney Marsh 80
Ferry Quay 81
Rose Flint Storm in May, Crete 82
Stevie Krayer This thing 83
Garden of Remembrance 84
Nicholas Murray A Green Thought 85
Sweetness 86
Showings 87
White Gloves 88
Victoria Field Cevennes 89
Ritual 90
Jeremy Hooker Revisiting ‘God’s Houses’ 91
Helen Overell Empty your heart and pour out all created things 104
Jill Townsend Crossing Over 105
John Welch In Folly’s Shade 106
Kay Cotton A postcard from Honfleur 110
Miles Parker North-East 111
Tony Brown Prey and Other Poems: Some Late Unpublished Manuscripts by R.S. Thomas 112
Graham Hartill Further to the World 132
Turns 134
Alan Vaughan Williams Change 137
Mandy Pannett An Accidental Shattering 139
Maria Apichella Praise 140
Patrick Bond January Mordant 141
W. Richard Bowen Interim Reports of the Inaccessible: The Quest for Meaning in the Poetry of John Ormond 142
Philip Gross Auditorium 161
Danseuse Cambodgienne 164
Ear Candle 165
Thor Bacon Ode to the Conductor 167
Chris Preddle Mag Brook 1 168
Mag Brook 2 170
David Hart It is not customary 171
Greg Miller The Burning Bush Triptych (1476) 172
Contributors 174

 

 

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Preface 9
Robert Wilcher ‘Henry Vaughan’s Public and Private Elegies’ 12
Maria Apichella David Calls 28
Deuteronomy Reads 29
Bless me, 30
Matthew Barton Burial Chamber 31
Backwoods 32
Balancing Act 33
Joseph Ashmore Reimagining Scriptural Places in the Writing of Henry Vaughan 34
Ruth Bidgood Extremes 52
Making May 53
Triptych 54
Prue Chamberlayne How Beauty Travels 57
Jonathan Nauman Duplex Emulation: George Herbert’s “Christmas” & Henry Vaughan’s “Christ’s Nativity 58
William Virgil Davis His Life 67
A Sonnet for Paul Muldoon 68
Departures 69
Woman with Her Hair Tousled by the Wind in Front of an Eclipse 70
John Freeman A First Visit to Steep 71
Joseph Sterrett ‘John Davies of Hereford, the King of Denmark & Shakespeare’s Meeting of Kings: Praise Beyond Praise’ 73
Marc Harshman Recoveries 83
Stone 84
Graham Harthill for Anne 85
Migrating Bones 86
Rosie Jackson Mary Shelley, Hyde Park, 1850 90
John Donne Arriving in Heaven 91
Jeremy Hooker ‘“Vaughan Variations”: Anne Cluysenaar in conversation with Henry Vaughan’ 92
Oliver Marlow Would you grasp a nettle? 110
School Chapel 111
Inside a church 112
Caroline Natzler I Saw 114
Into Life 115
As If 116
Doiran Williams Spring Cleaning 117
Howard Wright Garden Furniture 118
Hearth and Home 120
Jeremy Young Narcissus 121
Alan Rudrum Peter Thomas: A Remembrance 122
Contributors 126

 

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Preface 11
Jonathan Nauman ‘Classicism and Conversion: The Role of the Poems
 and Letters of St. Paulinus of Nola in Henry Vaughan’s Silex Scintillans 13
Lesley Saunders Cell 28
Speculum 29
Pipette 30
The Crystal Wombs of Katharinenthal 31
In Vitro 32
Richard Berengarten The Doubling 33
Home 34
Once, twice 35
A Resonance 36
Text and Intertext 37
Dot 38
Sam Adams 21 September, 7.15 am 39
25/26 September 40
30 May 41
Clare Crossman 1. Stefani 42
June at Dowera’s Manor 43
Alex Barr Ash 44
John Killick Remembering James Leggat (1896 – 1993) 46
Patrick Bond Shaving by Candlelight 47
Anne Cluysenaar That donkey, she was my freedom 48
I hope it still happens, as then 49
Why click on Fontaine de Vaucluse? 50
Noam Reisner ‘Martyred Signs: Robert Southwell’s religious use of metaphor’ 51
Alison Brakenbury The North 68
Keats in Hampstead 69
Beneath Battersea Bridge 70
All March 71
Michael Curtis Other 72
Kate Foley Fruit Harmony in the Dark 73
Paris Church 74
Only To Be There 75
Chris Dodd Change of Light 76
The Northern Lights 77
The Measuring 78
Among Beech Trees 79
K. E. Duffin House at Scituate 80
Rubythroat 81
Rhian Edwards The Gulls are Mugging 82
Murmuration 83
Return of the Native 84
Rose Flint Ashes and Dust 85
Welsh Church on the Hill 87
Snake in Quietness 88
Kay Cotton Walnut Tree 89
John Freeman My Father Swimming 90
Space Travellers 91
Anna Lewis At the George and Pilgrim 92
Dorian Williams Triptych 93
Philip Gross Frequencies 96
Jeremy Hooker ‘Leading into strangeness: Rowan Williams, Poet and theologian’ 98
David Hart The Border Sketchy 117
Richard Hawtree Stray Versicles 119
W. D. Jackson viii, Love’s Labour’s Lost—Berowne 120
x, A Midsummer Night’s Dream—Hippolyta 121
xvi, Much Ado About Nothing—Benedick 122
Sean H. McDowell Wind at Dún Aonghasa 123
Maureen Jivani Dear God 124
August 125
Oliver Comins Red Horse 126
Brenda Lealman Exodus 127
Looming 129
Patricia McCarthy Bell Ringers 130
Edward Storey Seeing Music 131
Bringing Home a Nightingale’s Egg-shell 132
Seán Street Mass in E-flat Major 133
Helen Moore Honeydew at Solstice 137
Philip West ‘John Chatwin’s Translations of Henry Vaughan’ 138
Howard Wright Heatwave 147
The Repair Kit 148
The Old School 149
Chris Preddle Somme 150
Tianfei 151
Sappho 152
Tethys 153
Regina Walton Looking at Memling 154
Robert Nisbet Hotel Room, Bermuda 155
As You Like It in the Bishop’s Palace 156
Chris Norris From Symbolon: An Essay on Rhyme 157
Jock Stein On the Runway 159
Alan Payne North 160
That They Are There! 161
Thomas R. Smith Holy Saturday 162
Charles Wilkinson Caves 163
From ‘Of the Red & the White Books’ 164
Margaret Wilmot IS 166
Anne Cluysenaar Absence, Presence: Recalling Peter Thomas 171
Fiona Owen ‘Into all this’: a tribute to Anne Cluysenaar 174
Susan Bassnett In Memoriam: Anne Cluysenaar 1936-2014 179
Contributors 185

 

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Author Title #
Preface 9
Robert Wilcher Henry Vaughan’s Borrowings in the Secular Poems: Plagiarism, Imitation, Allusion 11
Andie Lewenstein Genesis 29
Ruth Bidgood Source 30
Meredith Andrea Tributary 31
Ephemera 32
Roger Garfitt Ladywell 33
Ric Hool Boot Hill 34
December: Remote 35
Naomi Marklew Silex Scintillians: Henry Vaughan’s Interregnum Elegy 36
Elizabeth Barrett Morgan’s Revenge 53
Even the Salt Sea 54
Myra Scneider Breathing Space 56
Doiran Williams Fughetta 58
Regina Walton Exemplum 59
On the Feast of Bernard of Clairvaux 60
Michael Martin Dat rosa mel apibus 61
Eve Jackson Bedazzled by Beetles 62
Tony Brown Journey without Maps: R. S. Thomas’s Unpublished Exphrastic Poems 63
Stecie Krayer Arachnophilia 82
Helen Overell Quadrat 83
Alison Brackenbury Skies 84
Phil Maillard The Confidence of Swallows 85
Patrick Bond Abbey Dore 86
Ambassadors of the Limits 87
Jeremy Hooker Abbey Dore 89
St. Bride’s, Llansantffraed 91
Colleen Wethered ‘The watches of the night’: Henry Vaughan and R. S. Thomas 92
Hilary Davies In the Neuadd Valley, Brecon Beacons 101
Charles Wilkinson Of the Red and the White Books/From ‘The First Branch’: Rhiannon Riding 102
John Freeman On the Field of Battle 104
Anne Cluysenaar ‘It was marvellous and actual’: In Memory of Seamus Heaney 106
On receiving from Michael Srigley a letter about ‘Crossings, xxxvi’ in Seamus Heaney’s Seeing Things 107
After the launch of Moved by the Spirits, poems in Polish with translations 108
William Oxley Resting Suns 109
Graham Parry ‘An unsettled mind in unsettled times’: The Poems of John Collop 111
Sam Adams Concerning the Reverend George and Sarah Williams – a fragment of family history in seven episodes 119
Jock Stein The Father’s hands 127
W.D. Jackson From: ‘A Giotto Triptych’ 128
Dilys Wood Someone not far from here has been waiting 130
Rupert M. Loydell Need to Know 132
Mike Jenkins Dark Ice 133
Katerina Fretwell Hey Death, 134
John Powell Ward Ecce Homo 135
Erik Ankerberg The Poetry of Wallce Stevens and the Purposes of Ardour 136
Jan Fortune VI. A Litany for Cwmorthin 151
David Hart Drift 153
Kate Foley A Table is the Still Life of a Tree 156
Margaret Wilmot Like Trees Shaped By A Prevailing Wind 157
Niall McDevitt A Mother 165
Kay Cotton The Labours of Hercules 166
Christoper Norris Soul and Form 170
Sarah Lindon Owl hallow 178
Colin Moss Making 179
Greg Miller Concert to Mary, La Sainte Chapelle, after a mission to South Sudan during a time of war 180
Jay Ramsay Josselin 182
Alan Payne Mount Ballow 183
Tony Curtis Wyeth’s Liberty Launch 184
Aidan Dun Colorado 185
Jeremy Hooker Heartlands: on some poems by Ruth Bidgood and Christopher Meredith 186
Graham Hartill The Unvocation of Kuya 201
Roselle Angwin Buddha Garden, Gardoussel 203
September (Gardoussel) 204
Paul Matthews Oracles 205
Rose Flint Something That Loves Us 209
Victoria Field Sunday on Iona 210
Veil 211
Hubert Moore Feeders 212
Outfits 213
Seán Street White as Jasmine 214
Contributors to this Issue 215

 

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Author Title #
Preface 7
Robert Wilcher “Thalia” and the “Father of Lights”: Nature and God in the Works of Henry Vaughan and Thomas Vaughan 9
Alan Payne Higger Tor 37
Greg Miller From Fire by Fire 38
King David 39
Andie Lewenstein Leaving Iona 41
Evening Blues 42
Christopher Meredith Nothing 43
Guitar 44
Alexander Barr Letters to my Daughter 46
John Freeman Brought to Mind 49
Peter Finch Boots 50
Alison Brackenbury The Price 51
Christopher Hodgkins “We Split!”: Divided Consciousness and Redemptive Space in Hakluyt’s Mexico and Prospero’s Isle 53
Stevie Krayer Sunbrick Burial Ground 68
Ruth Bidgood From Time to Time 70
Rose Flint Angel With Glittering Hands 71
Carol Devaughn A Meeting of Angels 73
Marina Sanchez Before Birth 74
Mario Petrucci monitor i 75
Paul Matthews Tongues of Fire 77
Joseph Sterrett The Dynamic of Despair: Evolving Toleration for Cain in Herbet and Vaughan 81
Aled Jones Williams 1 92
2 92
Litwergiau (Liturgies) 93
Charles Wilkinson Hidden 94
Philip Gross Conversations with the Taff 96
Helen Moore On Sitting for Christopher Twigg 103
Kate Foley A Tree Thinks 105
Katerina Vaughan Fretwell Hope 106
Mary’s Parlour Trick: 5 107
Ivy Alvarez Casglu Afalau/Apple Picking 108
Alyson Hallett The Sound We Make Without Having to Make It 110
Jeremy Hooker Reflections on the lyrics “I” 111
Dileys Wood A Russian Poet at the British Museum, 1926 119
Neil Curry To: Antonio Vivaldi, Ospedale della Pietà, Venice 121
David Greenslade Addicted to Verse 123
Jay Ramsay In the Aber Valley 124
Eileen Dewhurst Martha’s Way 126
Ric Hool The United States of Time 128
By a Single Leaf 129
Oliver Comins Getting Tuned In 130
John Powell Ward Praying 131
One Afternoon in a Church 132
Erik Ankerberg Poetry and “practic piety” in Herbert and Vaughan 133
Kenneth Steven Calvinism 153
John Killick On Harris 154
John Barnie The Stone Man of Cardigan Bay 156
Seán Street Avebury 157
Phil Maillard Un Ídolo Prehistórico 160
Hilary Davies Slender as Aspen, Slow as Peacocks 161
Anne Cluysenaar From a Diary, February 2012 162
Myra Schneider The Thing 164
Joan Poulson And if I saw a toad 165
Autumn morning 166
Meredith Andrea and Fiona Owen Singing the Green Between Us 167
David Hart And vanishes 179
Chris Hall A journey 184
Colin Moss The Traveller 187
Frank Olding Mynydd Du – Black Mountain 188
Steve Griffiths The first Chinese spacewalker wanders off-message 194
Patricia McCarthy From a sequence: Trodden Before 195
Jeremy Hooker From “With a Stranger’s Eye” 197
Mike Jenkins Life-line Black 200
Paul Groves Late Ruralist 201
Graham Hartill After Hokusai 202
Hot Summer Evening 203
Roselle Angwin Chagford haibun 204
Lyndon Davies The Wood and the Cave 205
Tony Conran “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”, A meditation between thumb and forefinger 208
Sebastian Barker The Orange Tree 211
Victoria Field Walking to Rosslyn Chaplin 212
Contributors to this Issue 213

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Roger Hubank Without Contraries is no Progression: William Blake’s ‘Songs of Innocence and of Experience’ 9
Rowan Williams To the City 30
Tony Connor No 1 in A Minor 32
Doiran Williams St Teilo at St Fagans 33
Jeremy Hilton the night watch 34
Marion Tr acy Corn Crake 36
Jill To wnsend Twist 37
William Oxley Natural Living All Around Me 38
Kenneth Steven Spiders 39
Neil Curry Holy George Herbert 41
Amanda Lloyd Stone Walled 52
Sheila Bryer Bearing 54
Alison Brackenbury Anish Kapoor 55
The Scent of Bluebells 56
Ruth Bidgood More of the Same 57
Gary AJlen After a painting by an unknown Dutch artist 58
Linda Saunders The Pool 59
Kim Ta plin At L’Avaloue 60
Christine McNeill I became a famous artist in old age 61
Julia J Smith The “unchangeable Seasons of the Delightfull year”: Transcience and Eternity in Thomas Traherne’s View of the Natural World 63
Huw Jones Lines for my Mother 78
John Killick Looking For My Death 83
Susan Bassnett Poems for Geoffrey 84
Martina Thomson Sandstorm 86
Clare Crossman What Winter did to the Rope 87
Elizabeth Ford News from heaven’: Will Kemp in Titus Andronicus 89
Dilys Wood Moving House 108
Rowenna Hulton A Fallen Nest 110
Brenda Lealman A169 111
Boulby 113
R ichard W Halperin Penelope 115
Sam Howell Echoes Forever 116
Clare Holtham Elegy for the Buddhas of Bamyan 117
Exile in Breconshire: The Double Displacement of Henry Vaughan 119
Jeremy Hooker Father, painting 129
Friend with a sunburst 130
Helen Overell Lacemakers, Chartres 131
Daphne Gloag Turner at Petworth House 133
David Greenslade Corvine Date – True Story 135
Myra Schneider The Stone 137
Graham Hartill Something 139
Allan Wilcox Nicodemus and ‘The Night’ 141
Glyn Hughes At Bolton Abbey 156
The Fowler 159
Ted Walter Where leaves are massed 160
Cavatina 161
Anne Cluysenaar From a Diary 162
Heather Coffey Near Chinnor 164
Sean Street On Not Being T here 165
Jeremy Hooker Marches of the Spirit 167

 

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Jeremy Hooker Poetry of Touch 9
Sue Proffitt T he White Roebuck 19
Ruth Bidgood New Year Dream 21
Meredith Andrea Pipistrelle 22
Sheila Bryer Taking time 23
Wave (1) 24
Myra Schneider Water 25
Fiona Owen Imago 26
Robert Wilcher Henry Vaughan and the Poetry of Trees 28
Martina T homson The River Nairn 52
Visitation 53
Memoir 53
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams Vigil 55
Lotte Kramer First Avalanche 56
Carrie Etter No Swan 57
Alison Brackenbury No excuse 58
Kept 59
Denise Bennett At Hardy’s Cottage 60
Anne Cluysenaar Not As Usual 61
Jill Eulalie Dawson Erithracus Rubecula 62
Glyn Pursglove Edmund Blunden and Henry Vaughan: A Reminiscence and Some Observations 63
Open Poetry Competition
Adjudications 82
Short Poems
Daphne Gloag The radio clock 87
Angela Morton Between the moving shadows 89
Meredith Andrea Jug 91
Short Poems – Commended
Pat Borthwick The Spiny Mud Loach 93
Heather Coffey Legacy 95
Janice Fixter Only the camel knows 96
Kate Foley Tikkun Olam 97
Ted Walter My Place or Theirs? 99
Long Poems
Philip Gross Praise Song for the Taff 101
Clare Holtham Walter the Tramp 104
Rose Flint Afternoon, a Spit from the Road 106
Long Poems – Commended
Mark Leech Saint and City 108
Angela Morton The Black and Silver Notebook 119
Jane Rouch The Private Life of ‘Lepus lepus’ 123
K V Skene Like the Heart Itself 126
Margaret Wilmot Good Friday, Greece, 2009 128
Jonathan Nauman Alternative Saints: Eucherius and Silex Scintillans 132
John Powell Ward Thinking Allowed 138
Anthony Watts The Midwife 142
John Daniel On Buying a Book of Poems by a Modern French Poet 144
Christine McNeill Idyll 145
Time 146
Graham Hartill Under Old Fruit Trees 147
Denise Inge The Lost Public Concerns of Thomas Traherne 149
Margaret Wilmot My Aunt and Zbigniew Herbert 158
Graham Hartill Trouble with Light A personal introduction to the work of Ernest Becker 168
Doiran Williams Speech Therapy 177
Kate Foley The Myth of Snow and Love 178
Gary Allen Down ro the river 179
van der Waals farm 181
Ted Walter Company of Strangers 183
Howard Wright Museum Sunday 186
Angela Morton From the Far Side of Silence 188
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Roger Hubank Trying to be Haunted’: Nature and Spirit in the later poetry of Denise Levertov 9
Myra Schneider Sutton Hoo 33
James Aitchison To Be A Pilgrim 38
Tony Connor In My Own Company 39
Comfortable Cardigan 39
Anna Adams It 40
John Powell Ward Spirituality and Doctrine 42
John Powell Ward Acceptable 55
Gary Allen The Cinder Patch 56
Rowenna Hulton Ball-flower, Worcester Cathedral 57
Alison Brackenbury The Shed 58
First Thing 59
Sally Carr Clearing Nettles 60
Spadework 61
Anne Cluysenaar Green Man 62
Remembering a Memory of Snow 63
Christine McNeil! Composing 64
Joseph Sterrett Such a Peace: Answered Prayer in Shakespeare’s ‘Late Plays” 65
Mary MacRae Blue Material 84
In the Wood 85
Inside the Brightness of Red 86
Hillary Llewellyn-Williams The Way to the Well 88
Comfort in Blackthorn 89
Clare Crossman Rocks, Stones, Water and the Rowan 91
Hubert Moore Ar Staplehurst 93
Jeremy Hooker For Roland Mathias: Tribute and Apology 95
Open Poetry Competition
Adjudications
Short Poems
Sue MacIntyre Ice Sculpture 109
Liz Cashdan Epithalamion June 21st 2008 110
Russell Jones Ness 111
Short Poems – Commended
Pat Earnshaw We All Fall Down 112
Roger Elkin Delivering 114
Edmund Matyjaszek The Tr ees at Shalfleet 116
Mandy Pannett Memorial Chairs in the Wetlands 117
Ted Walter Fluff 119
Long Poems
Gabriel Griffin Winter Afternoon on Mottarone 121
Dilys Wood The Salt Smell of Light 125
Elizabeth Burns Moon Over Catterline 131
Long Poems – Commended
Rosi Beech The Monastery Garden 134
Liz Cashdan Land of Lost Content 142
Roger Elkin Birthday Gift 146
David Grubb The Saint Francis Poems 151
Clare Holtham The Simorgh 155
Jonathan Nauman Nieremberg’s Patience of the Saints: Experiencing Flores Solitudinis in Silex Scintillans 160
Carole Coates Writers’ Rooms 175
Strange Meeting 176
Norman Schwenk Fennel 177
Garden 177
Ruth Bidgood An Encounter 179
Homecoming 180
Ann Quid A Little Whimsy 181
Jill Eulalie Dawson Where She Leads Me 182
Kate Foley Green Woman 183
Graham Parry Vaughan and Laudianism 185
Neil Curry To: Mrs Anna Maria Smart, c/o The Reading Mercury, Reading, Berkshire 197
Elizabeth Cook The Tent 199
Angela Morton When Language Pales to Dust 200
Snow Falling on this House of Glass 201
Rose Flint Reciprocal 202
Graham Hartill Little Haven 203
Colin Moss The Gates of Wonder in Childhood and the Future 206
Kenneth Steven Lenin I Punishment 221
John Daniel Frog 222
Elizabeth Barrett Hem I Lighteater 223
Fiona Owen Summer Grasses 224
Paul Matthews Rain at Midnight 229

 

 

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Fiona Owen Through the Gate: a Poetics of Engagement 9
Ru th Bidgood Ice 23
The Well 23
Zenobia Venner Still 25
Prue Chamberlayne Postonja 26
Linda Saunders Woodcock 27
Anne Cluysenaar Ba ru-Angas 29
Philip Gross The Presence 32
Glyn Pu rsglove Not with leaf only, but with some fruit also 34
Open Poetry Competition
Adjudication 56
Short Poems
Chris Preddle Cattle Console Him 63
Pat Borthwick In Praise of the Oologists’ Art 65
Susan Wallace The Last Station Srop 67
Short Poems – Commended
Heather Coffey Flood 68
Kare Foley Green Woman 70
Sue MacIntyre Tree House 71
Susan Anne Moore Dead Stag on Burgh 72
Robert Sea tter 21 Ways of Starting a New Life 73
Long Poems
Myra Schneider Drought 76
Margaret Wilmot November Journal 81
Christine McNeill Martha’s reverie 85
Long Poems – Commended
Heather Coffey Near Kingsbridge 88
Daphne Gloag The Paths of Light 90
Anne Ryland On the Stairs 95
Dilys Wood Lament Based on a Corona of Sonnets 101
Lynne Wycherley Towards Eden 104
Alan Rudrum Bringing Peace Back to Life: The Anglican Irenicism of Lancelot Andrewes, Henry Vaughan and Rowan Williams 111
Sebastian Barker Red Kite Against a Dark Blue Sky: On the Aesthetic of Art in the Theology of Rowan Williams 121
Kim Taplin Wake-up Call 131
Brenda Lealman So Close 132
Roger Waterfield Growth 133
Lotte Kramer Rain 134
Ruth Valentine The Government Scientist Deciphers the Clay Tablets 135
Paul Matthews Watching the Puls 138
Peter Gilmour Alone 139
Robert Wilcher Henry Vaughan, Jeremy Taylor, Edward Sparke, and the Preservation of the Anglican Communion 141
John Powell Ward Still 160
Meredith Andrea The Rea Book 161
Jill Eulalie Dawson The Fragrance of Dead Bracken 163
Paul Groves Now 164
Jacqueline Sousa One of Her Last Sundays 165
Pippa Little R iddling 166
Judy Gahagan Libellules 167
William Oxley The Dance of Detail 169
John Killick Essence of Essences: Poetry and Dementia 171
Norman Schwenk Waiting 181
Ian Parks The Vicinity 182
Davide Trame The Stare 183
Gary Allen Festival of Neptune 184
Purgatory 185
Zeeba Ansari Renaissance Painter 186
Sheela-na-gig 187
Angela Morton The High Wire 188
Donald Allchin The Many-Sided Traherne 192
Jeremy Hooker Four for Grandchildren 203
Neil Curry To: Robert Sutton, Worcester Cathedral 205
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams An Eye Test 209

 

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Jeremy Hooker Metaphysical Presence 9
Bruce James Fierce Weight 26
Christine Evans First day 27
Making Hay 28
Cave-swinging 29
Pat Earnshaw Cutting the Grass 30
Nicholas Jagger Phoenix 31
Cult 32
Jay Ramsay A Dream for Easter 33
Janice Fixter One Hundred and Eight Beads 34
Alison Brackenbury The Shaker chair 35
Mimi Khalvati The Middle Tone 36
Soapstone Retreat 36
Jill Eulalie Dawson In the Library 37
Bill Shepherd Bronze on Blue 38
Alan Rudrum Not destroyed but hidden: Paradise Lost, Edenic consciousness and British Radicalism 40
Damian Walford Davies Ideal City 48
Myra Schneider Journey 51
Lance Lee Nocturne, London, First Frost 53
Mary MacRae At the Party 54
Phil Maillard Esther 56
Fergus Chadwick Hospital Visitor 58
Martyn Crucefix Caldey lighthouse 60
Anne Cluysennar, Graham Hartill and Form and Spirituality: Connections and Contrasts in Poetic Practice 63
Open Poetry Competition
Adjudications 86
Short Poems
Sue Maclnryre Deep Forest 91
Marion Tracy Shooting Star 93
Heather Coffey Pilgrim 94
Short Poems – Commended
Hubert Moore The burnt tree 96
Victoria Pugh Lord God 97
Angela Rigby Feline Art 98
Andrew Rudd On the A488 100
Dilys Wood Honor Oak Garden of Remembrance 101
Long Poems
Ruth Bidgood Time Being 104
DilysWood Apsley Cherry-Garrard Addresses The Royal Geographical Society 108
Fiona Owen August Caterpillar 113
Long Poems – Commended
John Freeman Apollonian Spring 116
John Godfrey Beautiful Contraptions 119
Rowenna Hulton Discovered through Bronze 122
Jacqueline Karp Found in Tr anslation 126
John Killick Karelian Lyrics 130
Allan and Helen Wilcox Matter and Spirit Conjoined: Sacred Places in the Poetry of George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, R S Thomas and Rowan Williams 133
Wendy Mulford Alltud 153
Mike Jenkins Climbing-Tree 162
Our Garden 162
Daphne Rock East Coast: Dunwich Heath with Sizewell in sight 163
Ian Caws Horses 164
Frances Sackett The Asphalt Road 166
Lynne Wycherley The Apple-Tree, Woolthorpe 167
M Wynn Thomas Fidelities where beams together run’: Vernon Watkins and Henry Vaughan 169
Kenneth Steven The Strangest Gift 185
Ted Walter Event Horizons 186
John Powell Ward To The Outer 188
Mercer Simpson The Uncompleted Voyage 189
Christine McNeill A Cup of Milk 190

 

 

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Preface 7
John Powell Ward Traherne’s Cosmic Consciousness 9
B. J. Buckley Parallel Universe 22
Glenda Beagan Time’s Egg 24
Brighid 25
Alison Brackenbury In Orbit 27
On the visit 28
Peter Gruffydd Mixing Colours 29
Seamus Heaney Moyulla 31
Jeremy Hooker Reflections on ‘ground’ 34
Graham Hartill Bronze Fennel 42
Linda Black Who is to say? 43
Jane Routh The Path to the Helleborine 45
John Killick The Big House 47
John Barnie Between the Town and Llanwenarth 49
The Deri in August 49
Anne Cluysenaar Now 50
Clare Crossman Sunflowers 52
Hubert Moore Watering 53
Glyn Pursglove Storms rurn to music 54
Mary Michaels Fresco 77
Mimi Khalvati On Lines from Fahmida Riaz and Foroogh Farrokhzad 78
Ghazal (of ghazals) 79
On a Line from Sappho 80
Kate Foley To Dream of Animals 81
Myra Schneider Repair: Writing, Poetry and Therapy 82
Kim Taplin Not a Breath 97
“We Are Made To Lov” 99
Penelope Shuttle Shawl of Dew 100
Fatherghost 101
Pat Earnshaw Fugitive Art 102
Fiona Owen Why I write 104
Lotte Kramer The Ampersand 106
John Welch When in Rome 107
Open Poetry Competition
Adjudications 118
Short Poems
Pat Borthwick Past Twelve O’clock 125
Kate Foley Throwing Up The Baby 127
Lauraine Palmeri The Story of Hen-body and the Secret Self of Egg 128
Short Poems – Commended
Linda Black See a Penny 130
Daphne Gloag Adam Delving 132
Mary MacRae The Clearing 133
M. C. Newton A window in our new house ovedooks the sea 135
Dilys Wood In Northamptonshire, I Arn 137
Long Poems
Stephen Parr Visiting the Etruscan Tombs at Volterra 138
Sean Street The Broadcast 144
Elizabeth Burns Interiors (after Gwen John) 148
Long Poems – Commended
Heather Coffey Votive 151
Rose Flint The City of Cherished Words 154
Giles Goodland Myths of the Origin of Language 157
Amanda Parkin Skin 159
John Hines Aire disguis’d’: Metaphors of Genre and Henry Vaughan’s Sacred Hymns 164
Ruth Bidgood Renegade 183
Gary AJlen Equinox 186
Jacqueline Karp Caged in 188
Lynne Wycherley The Westray Angel 190
Jane Routh The River Pilot’s Wife 192
Mercer Simpson The Island of Fishermen 193
Jonathan Nauman & Peter Thomas Sir Charles Egerton of Newborough 196
Mary MacRae Stone Lanterns 209
As dew 210
Neil Curry Beneath the Wave Off Kanagawa 211
Anne Ryland Seal Song 213
Rose Flint Creative Writing for J. 214
Ann Phillips Life Mask 215
Jeremy Hilton A Long Darkness 217
Tony Connor Phillips Table Model V 219
Brian Walsham See 221
Holly Faith Nelson Make all things new! And without end! : The Eschatological Vision of Henry Vaughan 222

 

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Preface 7
Jeremy Hooker Nostalgia and the Kiss of Life 9
Ian Caws Thistledown 25
The Potter 26
Stephen Parr Bridge of Mornings 27
Peter Gruffydd Matters of Survival 29
Robert Wilcher The darkened scribe and the blessed man: changing uses of allusion in the work of Henry Vaughan 38
Gordon Kennedy animal pilgrimage 53
Brendan McMahon Black 54
Witness 54
Robin Ford As Albatross 55
Phil Maillard Two for Mnemosyne 56
Gabriel Griffin Roller Kids 59
Michael Thomas A Mouth Full of Pegs 61
Cast!etownroche, North Cork 62
Gary Allen The Mountain 64
On high 64
Anxiety 65
Graham Hartill Bhopal 67
Rose Flint The Source 68
Philip West Silex Scintillans and the “public” 70
Open Poetry Competition
Adjudications 86
Short Poems
Lynne Rees The Fright Box 91
Joan Poulson Relics 92
Mary MacRae The Various Light 94
Short Poems – Commended
Christine Coleman Skin Skin 95
Fiona Owen Door 96
Jane Routh Sula Sgeir 97
Frances Thompson Mrs Jones 98
Pat Borthwick In Praise of Things 107
Long Poems
Myra Schneider Core 100
Pat Borthwick All Things Being Equal 104
Daphne Gloag The Beginning 109
Long Poems – Commended
Gabriel Griffin Transumanza 117
Lucy Hamilton Sonnets for my Mother 120
David Hart Feldman says, if anyone asks 123
Victoria Pugh Talking Cure 128
Anne Ryland The Girl with Silver Hands 130
David Scott Priest as Poet 134
Prayer and the Hair Salon 141
Resurrection 142
Lotte Kramer St. Mary’s Altar by Tilman Riemenschneider at Creglingen 143
Under the Stairs 144
Stuart B. Campbell Prologue 145
Lisa Darr Salome Holding the Head of Saint John the Baptist 147
Lucy Calcott The Red Tent 148
Ruth Bidgood Clasped Hands 149
Lynne Wycherley Darwin Waits for his Wife 150
A Menhir for the Cathars 151
Neil Curry A Word with Bede 152
Barbara Coulton The Poet and the Preacher: Henry Vaughan and Vavasor Powell in their place and time 155
Patricia McCarthy Walking Out 175
I Will 176
Close Watch 177
Linda Black I think of you 179
Kate North Sleep Disorder 181
Caroline Price Chair Lift 185
Lac Negre 186
Fiona Owen Gwen 187
Donald R. Dickson Henry Vaughan’s Medical Library 189
Paul Groves Reprieve 210
Geoff Slater Mud Woman 211
Anne Ryland An Overflow of Letters 216
The Marathon Runner 218
Jill Dawson The Place of Renewal/Sculpting the Light 219
Michael Heery To Mary Takahama 220
Selwyn Pritchard Penultimate 221

 

 

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Preface 7
Alan Rudrum Narrative, Typology and Politics in Henry Vaughan’s ‘Isaac’s Marriage’ 9
Chris Torrance PATH/Finder 19
Edwina Trentham Calling My Father By Name 22
Angela Morton Traces 23
William Oxley Memory, Snowflakes 25
Dilys Wood Singularity 27
Clare Crossman Writing Back 28
Viki Holmes The Visitor 30
Pat Earnshaw Everyone a Stranger 32
Richard George Reliving the Calendar 33
Lynne Wycherley Fragments of Iraqi Calligraphy 34
Merryn Williams After Mandelstam 35
Fiona Owen This Even Frailer Flesh 37
Tony Connor Hay making 53
Jay Ramsay The Boreen 55
Phil Maillard The Press of Silence. A Walk to Patricio 57
Christine McNeil] Expedition 67
Kim Taplin A Road ro Dover 69
Jeremy Hooker From ‘Upstate: a North American Journal’ 77
Rowan Williams Invocation: a sculpture for winter 86
Jeremy Hooker Towards Elsinore 87
John Welch Turning 92
Daybreak 92
Family 93
Greagir O Duill Tideline 94
Graham Hartill Winged Heads 95
Ruth Bidgood Patricio 2001 99
Pattern 99
Lucy Calcott Maundy Thursday 101
Michael Srigley Flowers in Rich Fields: The Poetry of Thomas Vaughan’s Pamphlets 103
Open Poetry Competition
Adjudications 124
Short Poems
James Harpur The Monastic Star Timetable (1st Prize) 129
Jemma Borg The Pond (2nd Prize) 131
Brett Van Toen Bullfrogs (3rd Prize) 132
Short Poems – Commended
Helen Burke The Lace-worker of Ghent 133
Rose Flint Grace 134
Mary MacRae Flycatcher 135
John Weston To Alaska and Back 136
Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch Lipstick 137
Long Poems
Alyson Hallett The Storm Trilogy (1st Prize) 140
Myra Schneider Orpheus in the Underground (2nd Prize) 146
 M. C. Newton Beliefs Broad and Narrow (3rd Prize) 155
Long Poems – Commended
James Harpur Joseph of Arimathea 160
Greg Hill Myddleton’s River 166
Mary MacRae Shades of Grey 170
Philip Rush How to Listen to Classical Music 172
Maria Jastrzebska Carrying Her 174
Glyn Pursglove Taught him at the well: reflections on ‘Isaac’s Marriage’ 178
Gary Allen New Year 191
Simon Pettifar To the Clerk of the Meeting when the Sufis Came to Speak to Us 192
Laughing Poem 192
Incense 193
Mercer Simpson At Malmesbury Abbey 194
Daphne Gloag Turning a Square intO an Octagon 195
Kate Foley Wellington Boots 197
Bill Shepherd Genesis 199
John Powell Ward The Last Green Year 201

 

 

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Preface 7
Rowan Williams Has Secularism Failed’: Notes on the Survival of the Spirit 9
E. J. Matyjaszek A View from Lublin 21
Mario Petrucci Pyre-Watchers 23
Tony Connor Drawing A War Plane 25
Lucy Calcorc The Dark Mad Voice 27
Dannie Abse Ants 29
Graham Hartill Llancillin 30
John Welch Being Creative 35
Lynne Wycherley The Writing Room 40
The Miracle of the Clay Birds 41
Ali Glenny Josefa Paints an Onion 42
Zoe Brigley Canopy 44
Brian Walsham Bird-fancier 45
Phil Poole Autumn 47
Larry Burler Bay Window 48
Phil Maillard Dysphasia 49
Michael Srigley Once 51
Myra Schneider A Deep but Dazzling Darkness: Writing Poetry in Extremity 53 53
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams The Badge 62
Myra Schneider Moth 64
Greve! Lindop The Wineglass 66
Lance Lee Haunting ……………………. 67
Gary Allen Walls 69
DilysWood John Heath-Stubbs Reading at the Troubadour 70
John Powell Ward Darkness and Light: Poetry, Religion and the Environment 73
Caroline Price Hawkmoth larva surprised in August 87
Anna Adams Arrival of the Swifts 89
Rose Flint Above Saint Cybi’s Well 91
Anne Cluysenaar This Much 93
Elsewhere 94
Strange 95
Together 96
Alyson Hallett Dropped, like a stitch 97
Holly Faith Nelson Gender and Politics in the Writings of Henry Vaughan 99
Richard Burns Wayside Shrine 116
On the Death of Kate Landers 120
Ian Caws Rose 122
Paul Groves Phantom Faces in the Floor of a House at Belmez 124
Malanie Challenge Teeth 126
Maggie Butt Fathering 127
Shanta Acharya Midnight Stroll 128
Donald R. Dickson The Identity of Rebecca Archer Vaughan 129
Open Poetry Competition 143-183
Adjudications 146
Short Poems
    Pamela Vincent Losing It (1st Prize) 150
    Liz Cashdan Red (2nd Prize) 151
    Juanita Bateman Missing (3rd Prize) 152
Short Poems – Commended
    Pat Earnshaw Darken Our Lightness 154
    Clive Eastwood To Do With Moving On 155
    Fiona Owen Walk 157
    Lynne Rees Snap 158
    Anna Wigley After Snow 159
Longer Poems:
    John Freeman Tabula Rasa (1st Prize) 162
    Mary MacRae A sort of homecoming (2nd Prize) 166
    Carol Hughes The Floe Edge (3rd Prize) 171
Longer Poems – Commended
    Roy Ashwell A Series 176
    Liz Cashdan One Way or Another 178
    Lucy Hamilton Being with Annette 181
Helen Wilcox Scribling under so faire a Coppy: the presence of Herbert in the poetry of Vaughan’s contemporaries 185
D.S. Hall The Unrepeatable Assembly 201

 

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Glyn Pursglove Henry Vaughan and the Glance of Love: Thoughts on ‘The Favour 7
D.S. Hall Tu mults of Forgetting 21
Jean Earle Shadows 22
Hubert Moore The Screech 23
Neil Curry Tidelines (Holy Island) 24
Sebastian Barker Holy The Heart On Which We Hang Our Hope 29
Michael Srigley Thomas Vaughan, the Hartlib Circle and the Rosicrucians 31
Third Scintilla Open Poetry Competition 55
Short Poems – Adjudication by Hilary Llewellyn-Williams 57
    James Lawless The Miracle of the Rain (1st Prize) 59
    Pat Earnshaw Red Planet (2nd Prize) 61
    Jacqueline Karp Mallemaroking (3rd Prize) 62
    From Commended:
    Bruce Bamber Revolving Doors 64
    David Butler Lines written at the onset of Winter 65
    E. J. Maryjaszek Eel Brook Common -Spring 67
    Angela Morton The Knot Garden 69
    Jocelyn Simms Masquerade 71
Long Poems – Adjudication by Anne Cluysenaar 74
    Colin Moss Seed Of Time (1st Prize) 75
    Par Earnshaw Toad (2nd Prize) 83
    Ruth Bidgood Riding the Flood (3rd Prize) 86
    Commended:
    Joseph Clancy Bone Hunter 90
    John Freeman A Suite For Summer 93
    Martin Schmandt Heart’s Desire 99
    Margaret Wilmot In Memoriam Paul Forster, 1902-1991 103
    Dilys Wood August 2nd 106
Alex Cadogan Vaughan and the Mundus lmaginalis 110
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams Actaeon 122
John Welch St Aignan 124
I Is 124
Window 125
Rose Flint Promethea 126
David Annwn Confluences 128
Peter G ruffydd Talking to Crowfoot 132
John Barnie At Llanwenarth 134
Jonathan Nauman F. E. Hutchinson, Louise Guiney, and Henry Vaughan 135
Alicia Stubbersfield My Grandmother’s House 148
Caroline Price Mother and Child 150
Roller Blader 151
Paul Murphy Necropolis 152
Paul Davidson Herne Bay 153
Stuart Flynn Necromancy 155
Phil Maillard Frog 156
Roland Mathias A New Language, A New Tradition 161
Matthew Fluharty The Interview 183
Kate Foley Cracks in the Pavement 184
Gary Allen The Workhouse 187
Looking for Landmarks 188
The Brick Factory 189
Anna Adams Memorials 2 – Sailing By 190
Liam Aspin Fetish 192
Kim Taplin How shall I get a wreath … ?: Some implications of Vaughan’s question for contemporary poetry 194
Kim Taplin Goodfellow 205
John Jones is this what you want! 210
sedimentar y – my dear homes 212
Ian Caws Movement from a Fixed Point 214
Myra Schneider Climbing 215
To ny Connor Guida Farm in January 217

 

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David Annwn Deep Hymns: ‘Holy’ Orpheus in the Poetry of Henry Vaughan, John Milton and Ronald Johnson 7
Henry Vaughan/Geoffrey Palmer Awake, Glad Heart! 23
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams Making Landfall 27
Anna Adams Memorials 28
Millennial Funerals 29
Fred Johnston Shadowing 31
To An Old Lover Glimpsed In A Window 32
Kate Foley Hearth Prayer 35
Par vin Loloi Henry Vaughan and Sufism 37
Jeremy Hooker City Walking (2) 51
Ruth Bidgood Inward Eye 53
Pictures of Zeugma 53
Anne Cluysenaar Stilled 55
Choosing 57
That Undiscovered Place 59
Alan Rudrum Henry Vaughan and Rowland Watkyns, neighbours but not friends 61
Second Open Poetry Competition 73
Adjudication by Jeremy Hooker 74
Myra Schneider Voice Box  (1st Prize) 75
Paul Cowlan Fire to The Frost (2nd Prize) 84
Roy Ashwell Towards and Unknown Ending (Joint 86
Ron Phillips Woodsmoke                            3rd Prize) 89
Roland Mathias The Midlands: Introductions and Identifications 93
Steven Taylor :A Short History of Wales 105
:Abbreviated History of Wales 106
Gary Allen The North 107
Return to Gal way 108
Walking to the Islands 109
Graham Hartill A Place To Stand 110
Glyn Pursglove Bright Shadows: the religious wit of Henry Vaughan 117
John Barnie Glockenspiel 139
Easter 3000 140
We Are An Experiment 141
Mission Statement 142
Neil Curry Icon 143
Angela Morton Fish 144
Susan Serrano The Brazier 145
Val Collett Reflection 146
Colin Rowbotham The Monolith 147
Charm against Insomnia 148
Jay Ramsay Getting Through 149
Geoff Stevens The Bell Tent 150
Bruce James Wood-Pigeons 151
June Sturrock Cock-crowing 152
Ian Caws Comet 159
Acorns 160
Phil Maillard Walk To night 161
Llantarnham (2) 163
Coming Out Of Films 165
Carole Montoya In Shingo where Jesus lived to be 106 and Died 168
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams Land of Darkness – the Poet in the the Underworld 171
Mike Parker Clearly Something 179
Alex Barr Llanelli Beach 180
Catherine Fisher From The Sunken Kingdom 181
Elisabeth Standen Key 184
Lance Lee The Deer 185
Greve] Lindop Lighting The First Fire of Au tumn 186
Hubert Moore Nightingale 188

 

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Jeremy Hooker What is Sacred Poetry? 7
Kim Taplin Possible Openings 23
Jeremy Hilton Lighting up time 25
Peter Abbs Drive In 29
Peter Russell A Bullfinch? 30
D.S. Hall Instance 31
Reflector 31
Within the Locked Wave 32
Ruth Bidgood Circles 33
Ways of Life 34
Shards 34
Driving through 95% Eclipse 35
Liam Aspin Wirds 36
Peter Gruffydd Looking Back 38
Alan Rudrum For then the Earth shall be all Paradise 39
Gary Allen Ferae Naturae 53
Geological Notes 54
Jean Earle Shadows 57
Anna Wigley The Confinement 58
Ted Walter The Divide 59
Phil Maillard The Gatherers 60
Brigid Allen The Vaughans at Jesus College 68
Open Poetry Competition 79
Preface 80
      Pat Earnshaw My Cat Vince (1st Prize) 83
      M. C. Newton M. C. Newton Third Window (2nd Prize) 96
      Mary Macrae Mary Macrae Knitting (Third Prize) 101
Roland Mathias Reasons, reasons 109
Mercer Simpson Mercer Simpson Saint Colossus of Arona 125
John Freeman John Freeman Parliament Square 127
Holy of Holies 129
Wayne Burrows Duet 130
Clare Crossman Clare Crossman Silent Reading 132
Michael Woodward Michael Woodward Ice Man 137
Ric Hool Ric Hool Opthalmic Appointment 140
Annemarie Austin Annemarie Austin Isolation Hospital 141
Robert Wilcher Feathering some slower hours: Henry Vaughan’s Verse Translations 142
Jay Ramsay Improvisation On Flower Mountain 162
Paul Davidson Paul Davidson Interferometry 173
Rose Flint Rose Flint The Blue Gate 175
Myra Schneider Myra Schneider Repair 180
David Hart David Hart Trust the Poem 185

 

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Peter W. Thomas The Language of Light: Henry Vaughan and the Puritans 9
Ruth Bidgood Christ of the Trades 30
David Hart Approaching again 31
Kim Taplin Found in a Rucksack: Found on a Beach in Orkney 38
Michael Srigley Ritual Entries: Some Approaches to Henry Vaughan’s ‘Silex Scintillans’ 43
Seamus Heaney The Little Canticles of Asturias 60
The Glamoured 62
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams I Ching Poems 64
Anne Cluysenaar ‘as a wind or an echo rebounds’ 76
Richard Birt ‘Sweet infancy!’ The Affinities between the Vaughans and Thomas Traherne 80
Les Murray The Lich and the Blood 91
Janet Dube Samhain to lmbolc 93
Roland Mathias The Making of a Royalist 107
Peter Gruffydd Getting By 121
Driftwood’s Song 122
Fiona Owen That last week 129
Graham Hartill & Fu-Sheng Wu To Cao Biao, The Prince of Baima 131
Jean Earle The Ritual Meals 135
Belinda Humfrey Vaughan and Vegetables 137
John Barnie That’s How I See It Anyway 150
On the Usk 151
Palaeozoic 152
Marianne Jones The Morning of our Eternal Good-bye 153
Pine Needles 155
Voiceless Grief 156
Nigel Jenkins Poem for Andie 158
John Jones Predator One. The Syrup Tin 159
Predator Two. Verbalising Silence 160
Predator Three.Terminal 161
Glyn Pursglove ‘Number Makes a Schism’: Number and Unity in Vaughan 163
Bruce James The Lip Curved Out and Down 182

 

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M. Wynn Thomas In Occidentem & tenebras’: putting Henry Vaughan on the map of Wales 7
Menna Elfyn Eira/Snow 26, 27
Gwynt/Wind 28, 29
Twll y glaw/Cloudburst 30, 31
Clare Crossman Nature Writing 32
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams A Lap of Apples 34
A. M. Allchin ‘As if Existence Itself were Heavenliness’: The Proximity of Paradise in Henry Vaughan and Thomas Merton 36
Pauline Stainer Parable Island 54
George Herbert plays the lute 55
Greg Hill A Thracian Triptych 56
John Jones Uscavar’s Boy 58
Death in the Distance 60
Topher Mills The Believer’s Somnal 61
Roland Mathias The Silurist Re-Examined 62
Ruth Bidgood Encounters with Angels 78
Peter Gruffydd Church at Pistyll, Llyn 84
The Cleric and The Visitor 85
The Voice 86
Dannie Abse Inscription on the Flyleaf of a Bible 88
Robert Wilcher Henry Vaughan and the Church 90
Joseph Clancy A Visit to Powis Castle 105
Wendy Mulford 1. Annaghmakerring, Easter 1997 108
2. Different lines 109
3. Border blues 110
4. Reconciliation 112
Stevie Davies The Testament of Catherine Vaughan 113
David Annwn Vaughan’s Loom 120
Malcolm Bradley Seeing Voices 124
Don Rodgers Burry Holm 126
The Fictionalists 127
Jonathan Nauman To my Worthy Friend, Master T. Lewes’: Vaughan, Herbert, and the Civil Wars 128
Rose Flint Weights and Measures 132
Myra Schneider Pool 134
Robert Minhinnick In the Days of the Comet 135
Richard Poole Burning 139
Jeremy Hooker Quickness 141
Lee Grandjean The Background to the ‘Four Winds’: Drawings 154
Jeremy Hooker A Note on the ‘Groundwork’ poems 156
Workpoints 158
Cyane 166
Steve Griffiths Dipping Through Surfaces 169
John Freeman Spring Diptych 173

 

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Graham Hartill ‘Healing Wings’ 9
Gwyneth Lewis Melangell Variations 20
Peter W. Thomas The Poisoned Grove 27
Robert Minhinnick Roadkill Blues 45
John Killick The Riderless Horse’ 62
Fiona Sampson Poems from ‘de Salmone’: i, ii, iv, v 66
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams ‘As Above, So Below’ 69
Ric Hool Untying the Knot of Gravity 77
The Knot and the Lake 78
Ruth Bidgood Cwm Pennant 1-4 79
R. S. Thomas The Flesh Made Word 83
Nigel Jenkins Observatory 88
Atom I 89
Atom II 90
In/dependence 91
Norman Schwenk Demon 91
Henry Vaughan Distraction 92
Anne Cluysenaar Rereading Henry Vaughan’s ‘Distraction’ 93
John Barnie Problem 109
Trouble 110
By Arrangement 111
Chris Torrance December Meditation 113
David Crane The Poetry of Alchemy and the Alchemy of Poetry 115
Joseph P. Clancy Screens 123
Down Under 124
Jeremy Hilton The Room That Turned 125
Pennant Roberts Associations and Confrontations 129
Sean Street Above Newton Farm 132
John Powell Ward Eros 133
Angela Morton Thomas Beside the Vaporous Usk 134
Jean Earle At the Mirror of Catherine Vaughan 135
Mercer Simpson Henry Vaughan Visits His Grandfather at Tretower 137
Tony Curtis Illustration & Poem XVII from ‘The Arches’ 139
Catherine Fisher The Thicket 140
Pauline Stainer Karumi 141
Epiphany in Umbria 142
Glyn Pursglove Henry Vaughan and the Energies of Rhyme 143
Kim Taplin Reprinted from the ‘Transactions of the World’s End & District Field Club’ 158
The August Thorn 160
Chandra Wickramasinghe The Birch of a Cosmic World View 161
Speech 169
Monsoon 170
The Chase 171
Evening 172
Sue Moules Ocean 173
Domestic 174

 

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