Reviews, opinions and essays on poetry and the arts in a bite sized literary pamphlet.  

Issue 7

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Trumpet Issue 7
Winter 2017/18

Roger McGough celebrates the fiftieth birthday of The Mersey Sound, still one of the best-selling poetry anthologies of all time; Duke Special writes about putting Michael Longley to music. Máighréad Medbh uses fragments of the everyday to compose her poem 'The 2nd of April'; Noel Duffy explores the literary device which makes a poem quintessentially a poem: the line break. Grace Wilentz reviews six of the best pamphlets;  John W Sexton reviews The Poetry of Pop. Other contributors include Tara Bergin, Sue Rainsford, Aifric Mac Aodha, Elaine Cosgrove, Ailbhe Darcy and SJ Fowler. 


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