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What place has poetry in a post-truth world?

In a post-truth world, poets can be superheroes. We have special powers to illuminate the truth, and prick the bubbles of lazy fiction. We can bend words to say the right thing.  This week, ‘post-truth’ was declared international word of the year by … Continue reading

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I’ll have a glass of what he’s having

Last night I watched a man drink a glass of nothing. I was at a one man show* and noticed the character pour himself an occasional drink. Eventually the liquid in the prop ran out, but the actor drank on. … Continue reading

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