Editor Peter Thabit Jones and Aeronwy Thomas have written a Walking Guide to Dylan Thomas's Greenwich Village, New York which can be downloaded as a PDF.
My favourite pieces from this issue include Frances White's LLWYNPERDID FARM which has some lovely lines
... the farmer's new poniesand ZAIDE'S STATUE by Marilyn Mohr
ungroomed and half-broken
only the whack of a leaf-stripped fern for mastery
we were release from the farmyard
clattering on stony lanes
up through the pine forest
disappearing like a meteor over Rhondda.
My grandfather sits on Seventh Avenue,Wes Magee describes BLEAKNESS ON BLAKEY RIDGE in February
enthroned in bronze, sitting at his machine,
a monument to all the workers,
who wore themselves to thin cloth,
laboring in this noisy rag trade district.
an abandoned car lies in a deep drift.#9 is due out January 2009
Swallowed, the ram's carcass
and a roadside sign that read
'Drive with care. 50 lambs killed last year'.
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