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Mark Kilburn

Cathedral Swans was published in Call & Response, an anthology of poems celebrating Worcester Cathedral (Black Pear Press 2020)

The Child We Can Never Have was published in Contour magazine, February 2018.

Billy Ulysses... was runner up in Abc's Poem of the Year award, 2014.

Spring was highly commended in the 2012 Larkin-East Riding poetry competition

The Ghost of Milton Friedman... won the 2012 Abc poetry competition

Nicolaus Copernicus... was published in Gold Dust Anthology, 2012

The Poet Laid Bare was published in The Big Issue, 2011

A Tea Box... was a prize-winner in the MIND poetry competition 2010

Leipzig was chosen for the 2005 Midland Arts Centre 'Short Cuts' readings & subsequently published in Gold Dust magazine, 2006

 

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My stories

Poem of the week

Love's Progress 1-7

Parts 1-7 of a 17 part cycle of poems inspired by Bosch's triptych "The Garden of Earthly Delights."
Cherry

A Gastropod Transmits My Image to its Unconscious Self

This snail in my hand - an Aztec moon god, a nocturnal hermaphorodite: its shell pattern entices me like a prayer wheel. Without its delicate horns, the shape of a thin tongue,
Cherry

Leipzig

1. Six months after walking out on his wife and kids Robert booked himself a four day weekend supersaver to Leipzig.
Poem of the week

How To Kill A Child

Aleppo, July 2012.
Gold cherry

In the Gardens at Versailles

The shrouded pathway/shadowed with perfume/leads to a forest prayer room/the same room where a blind dauphin/slept as a child, felt/the weather travel beneath his feet.

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