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Joey Connolly

Joey Connolly’s poetry and criticism have appeared in The Poetry Review, Poetry London, The Sunday Times and Best British Poetry 2014 (Salt), as well as on BBC Radio 4. His first collection, Long Pass, is forthcoming from Carcanet in 2017.

‘Honeycomb’ – essay by Joey Connolly

Poems, by virtue of the extra significance we accord to their words – the extra attention they demand and receive – are about everything they include. Everything they contain or consist in they speak about. Or good poems do, at least. Good angry poems are, at least a bit, about anger. Good sad poems...

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