Syd Barrett’s Threnodic Devotion

When something is 'of the stars' (de sidera) we desire it (desideratus); when there are no stars, we have no desires; when we have no desires we are ready to die, or be silent.

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10 Driver Songs by The Fauves

So, Andrew Cox says he doesn't have the courage to submit poems to Cordite. Well, we've done it for him: here's ten samples from ten Fauves songs, all of them about cars or some other mode of vehicular transport.

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Andy Jackson: No Anchovies Please!

or, Is there a place for combining music and poetry? Like I had just suggested putting anchovies in his ice-cream, a fellow poetry connoisseur once screwed his face up and told me that a poem put to music was not …

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