The Cambridge Review of
Spring 2020 launch party
Autumn 2020 launch party
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Essays & Reviews
Poetry & Prose
The Sky Has a Body
"The sky has a body—it blushes, coughs with smoke..."
So Long, Idalou!
"We’re driving down Cinderella Hill when your knuckles start bleeding. The wisteria is in bloom..."
On Jesus Green
"the river looked like worked glass today with a solid surface two inches down so that, if you wanted, you could walk along it..."
Elegy (Ash Trees)
"Just above the river, there is an ash plantation where the trees stand in a perfect grid formation and are dying..."
Anna Chandler de Waal
nothing - but this
"the world falters -a graceless stutter- and dissolves..."
the vortex man
"it’s like this: you know the guy rides his bike round the centre of cam all day all like speaker in a plastic bag..."
"I suddenly remember that last year my father planted three saplings in his garden, each one standing for one of his three sons..."
There's an angel in my wing mirror
"I know the A1. I know it for its 400 miles, through fen, fell and forth, a tarmac snake..."
"Where can we begin but a lack of clarity?..."
"dad, i follow your footsteps through the fen, dragging past the cotton grass, slipping on the scree..."
Mrs Dalloway's Best Nightmare
"I am Hostess, I am Divine Feminine for just One night. The clock carves out its cold rhythm, the evening air reeks of it..."
"In the room they come to go, looking like cave paintings gone hunting for the Leonardo..."