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The Best British Poetry 2011 [Paperback]

Roddy Lumsden
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Table of Contents

Introduction by Roddy Lumsden
Gillian Allnutt, “in her kitchen”
Mike Bannister, “Satin Moth”
Chris Beckett, “Boast of the Fly-Whisk”
Emily Berry, “Sweet Arlene”
Liz Berry, “The Year We Married Birds”
Nina Boyd, “Lanterns”
James Brookes, “Opiates: Kaliningrad”
Judy Brown, “The Helicopter Visions”
Mark Burnhope, “Twelve Steps Towards Better Despair”
Kayo Chingonyi, “Andrew’s Corner”
Jane Commane, “Music”
Fred D'Aguiar, “The Rose of Toulouse”
Emma Danes, “17”
Amy De’Ath, “Lena at the Beach”
Isobel Dixon, “A Beautifully Constructed Cocktail”
Sasha Dugdale, “Shepherds”
Ian Duhig, “Jericho Shandy”
Josh Ekroy, “78 rpm”
Laura Elliott, “White Lace Nightgown”
Carrie Etter, “Prairie”
Dai George, “Poolside at Le Domaine”
Giles Goodland, “Waves”
Matthew Gregory, “Young Pterodactyl”
Philip Gross, “Later”
Kelly Grovier, “A Butterfly in the British Museum”
Jen Hadfield, “The Ambition”
Aiko Harman, “Hitodama (‘Human Soul’)”
Emily Hasler, “Valediction”
Oli Hazzard, “Sonnet”
W.N. Herbert, from “Errant”
Alexander Hutchison, “Deil Tak The Hinmaist”
Sarah Jackson, “Light Over Ratcliffe”
Christopher James, “The Retired Eunuch”
Katharine Kilalea, “Hennecker’s Ditch”
Nick Laird, “Collusion”
Pippa Little, “Coal End Hill Farm 1962”
Chris McCabe, “Kingfisher”
Ted McCarthy, “Beverly Downs”
John McCullough, “Sleeping Hermaphrodite”
Patrick McGuinness, “House Clearance”
Kona Macphee, “My Life as a B Movie”
Lorraine Mariner, “And then there will be no more nonsense”
Sophie Mayer, “Of Other Spaces (Tate St. Ives)”
Gordon Meade, “Rats”
Matt Merritt, “Pluvialis”
Kate Miller, “The Apple Farmers’ Calendar”
Esther Morgan, “Short-hold”
Catherine Ormell, “Delicacy”
Richard Osmond, “Logo”
Ruth Padel, “Only Here On Earth”
Emma Page, “California”
Nii Ayikwei Parkes, “Lapse”
Abigail Parry, “Hare”
Andrew Philip, “10 x 10”
Heather Phillipson, “At First, the Only Concern is
Milk, More or Less”
Kate Potts, “Three Wishes”
Vidyan Ravinthiran, “Anti-circ”
Deryn Rees-Jones, from “The Songs of Elisabeth So”
Sam Riviere, “Honeymoon”
Colette Sensier, “Orpheus”
Penelope Shuttle, “The Year Strikes the Rock”
Jon Stone, “Mustard”
Matthew Sweeney, “Communiqué”
George Szirtes, “Some Sayings about the Snake”
Lizzi Thistlethwayte, “Scart Gap”
Eoghan Walls, “The Long Horizon”
Ahren Warner, “Hasard”
Chrissy Williams, “Sheep”
Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch, “Table Manners”
Michael Zand, “on a persian cairn”
Contributors’ Notes and Comments
List of Magazines

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