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    The Resurrectionist

    WHAT IS THE RESURRECTIONIST?

    The Resurrectionist is a biannual poetry journal dedicated to modern formalist poetry. By modern I intend poetry that makes use of contemporary language and grammar, experiments with verse forms or that handles contemporary themes.

    'Resurrectionist' (syn. 'Resurrection-man') is a 19th century English term for a body-snatcher whose main purpose was the resale of body parts to anatomy schools and researchers in the medical field. The application of the term for the journal is metaphoric and in direct retort to the openly stated assumption that formal verse (or metrical poetry) is a dead and/or no longer relevant art.

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    Kieran Borsden
    "to be born Welsh, is to be born--not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but with song in your heart, and poetry in your soul"



    Got to write an Englyn or 2

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    Issue 1 now available (shameless plug)
    Kieran Borsden
    "to be born Welsh, is to be born--not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but with song in your heart, and poetry in your soul"



    Got to write an Englyn or 2

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