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Ahmed Badrideen

Ahmed Badrideen has recently completed a PhD on domesticity in contemporary British and Irish poetry. He has articles forthcoming in English Studies and New Hibernia Review.

‘Out There’ – essay by Ahmed Badrideen

A number of poems in McKendrick’s recent collection, Out There, are meditative lyrics that achieve a kind of Frostian wisdom. ‘A Safe Distance’, for instance, considers, with common-sense reasoning, the idea that physical distance is the source of beauty and ‘The Gate’, a plainspoken reflection on a...

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