American Mules: poetry at once serious and authentically enjoyable

American Mules: poetry at once serious and authentically enjoyable

The opening poem of American Mules, the eighth collection from Martina Evans, finds the poet going through a plethora of electricians to get the fusebox in her Hackney home repaired: Mick from UK Power Direct took it away in the end. He said the Trident could be very classy but he didn’t say my rusty, paint-splashed one was although I still have a piece of its porcelain.
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