Helen Symonds



Flash Bulbs in the Dark: Women are Dynamite

The poetry canon does women few favours. Over the years, I’ve had to seek out and find my own choice femmes to balance out the bookshelves. Never feeling the pull of Plath or Dickinson, I went from Sappho to Aphra …

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Stained Glass

they descend in their flight like falling conformity      confirmand      confetti getting caught in your Hail Mary        hahnium          hair                    if         you peered             at their ballade             bollocks           balletic stillness you would swear they were holding their …

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