Counterpoetics | of the imperishable spirit

January's offering from Ceasefire's poet-in-residence Dominic Fox.

Counterpoetics, New in Ceasefire - Posted on Monday, January 23, 2012 12:00 - 0 Comments

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Gothic as gnostic: the down-
slanting taint of light
speckling the inert stone

a vast concretion
torn within itself
is it the great heart

of the people
that so entertains
saturnalia and alleluia

alloys exquisite judgement, unkempt
this-worldly mercy, all in its own time

Dominic Fox

Dominic Fox is a writer, poet and musician working in London. He has published a work of philosophy, 'Cold World: The aesthetics of dejection and the politics of militant dysphoria' (Zero Books, 2009) and a collection of poetry, 'Half Cocks' (Intercapillary Editions, 2011). He performs and records shoegazing folk-rock as "w/trem", and blackened experimental metal as "Spiral Jacobs" (an album 'Haintology' is available).

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