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..."
"Hozier disobeys and disrupts orthodoxy through its own language..."
"found this old dress that madness of velvet overdraft..."
Disposable photos: transience and analogue rituals
"with every ‘revolt against mourning’, every disposable camera flash, every giddy notes app paragraph, we keep Larkin’s prophecy true..."
Eat the Pear!
"The mathematician, economist, and philosopher Ramsey wrote once that ‘what we can’t say, we can’t say, and we can’t whistle it either'..."
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..."