Monthly Archives: February 2010

Letter from Peter Riley

15th February 2010
Dear CLR,
Of course clarity is not socially determined. How could anyone entertain for a moment such a balmy idea? Clarity is fought for. Have we really lost touch so completely in this place with the central message, the “old romantic wisdom” and its offer of reward: support over phases of transition, consolation [...]

Wildfire, by Andrea Brady

Wildfire: A Verse Essay on Obscurity and Illumination by Andrea Brady has just been published by Krupskaya. (Three parts of Wildfire were printed in CLR2.) This is extraordinary poetry; I think the following publisher/author statement says all that I’d like to:
WILDFIRE is a verse essay. It is trying to persuade us, to recognize that certain [...]