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Paul Hawkins

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AND; you loved his chap-book so much we've created a beautiful 96 page perfect bound collection:

Contumacy

This collection shows the author's vast expanse of poetic talent and as with his chap-book if you'd like to purchase it you can add it to your orange shopping cart, click on the cover OR get a signed copy direct from the poet by clicking here.

Stanley is a(n]

1) voluptuous crocodile
2) crisp of scabs
3) albino lemon
4) cockrocker
5) historical fact
6) fortunate discovery
7) can of Hobo soup simmering
8) cliff-hanger
9) fudge scheme
10) park animal
11) liposucker
12) number not a name
13) cold Victorian bedroom on the third floor
14) Travel Lodge enthusiast
15) stock-in-trade
16) lake of petrol burning from the south-east
17) committed anarchist

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Jeremy Reed; poet and writer, says: 'Paul Hawkins has picked up Tom Raworth's energised quirky verbal speed: his rich, fractured, spatialised language drives in and on. I like it.'

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Tony White, novelist, writer and editor, says: 'Oulipian divination meets Metro cut-up. The Crash crash-edited into resistance rhythms, cash-in-hand concrete typography, mapping the run-off and the rackets from Claremont Road to Cameron, then cleaned out with half a brick. What looked like a wall, turns out to be a wall of sound; or a barricade. Tip #366: Hawkins is unstoppable.'

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