How do we respond to a poem that seeks to lampoon modern activist or political poetry but instead succeeds in being better at it?
Like most teenagers and undergraduates who try their hand at poetry, my first attempts were in imitation, though my toes curl to think how awful they must have been. I haven't kept any.
If the purpose of the debate is not the principle but rather the personality, then it will only be a personality contest.
Channel 4: Uncivil War I have not seen the recent Channel 4 drama, Uncivil War. I doubt I will. I expect it will be too painful. But I have heard much in its praise, especially from partisan sources on social media which suggest it does not take sides and that it paints no one in a particularly flattering light. … Continue reading Can Writing Heal the Brexit Wounds?