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No.1 2017 Songs of the Shattered Throat

Songs of the Shattered Throat

2017 Number 1

MPT’s new issue ‘Songs of the Shattered Throat’ focuses on poetry in the languages of India, with a selection of...

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Two poems by Ján Gavura

Communal Supper of a Sacred Hare

In the first scenario it was a fox that caught
the spoor of a hare fresh enough to be wo...

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