Victor Plarr, Thomas Sturge Moore, William Butler Yeats, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, Ezra Pound, Richard Aldington, and F. S. Flint at the ‘peacock dinner’. Photograph: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

On January 18th 1914, seven poets gathered to eat a peacock. The meal was organised as a tribute to the handsome old man with the impressive white bea(...)

Last Letter
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  • July 26, 2014, 01:23

A last letter I write on the backs of places you were homesick for: Crewbawn, Crocknaharna, Currabwee while you laid a road for an assault,(...)