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Theophilus Kwek has published four volumes of poetry – most recently The First Five Storms (smith | doorstop, 2017), which won the New Poets’ Prize. He also won the Jane Martin Prize in 2015, and was recently placed Second in the Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry in Translation 2016. He lives in Oxford, UK, and is a Co-Editor of Oxford Poetry. He is completing a MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies.
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It must have been around this time of year.
what is it that makes him count the pairs?
The Lonely Crowd, Issue Five: Summer 2016
Sy Roth lives in Mount Sinai, New York. He is a sullied lover of words.
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rhythmically it sways
atonal clashes of wind accompaniment
the branches barely verdant
it supplants solemn joy