About: Sam Stolton

Recent Posts by Sam Stolton

‘To nail Pig on a cross’ a review of Kim Hyesoon’s Pig Poetry

Kim Hyesoon A review by Aleja Taddesse I keep thinking that what we need is a new language. A language of the heart… some kind of language between people that is a new kind of poetry…And I think that in order to create that language, you’re going to have to learn how you can go through a ...

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Voyeurism: The Art of the Peeping Tom

eye-through-keyhole-1024x576 The traditional art of the Peeping Tomhas often been regarded as a risqué act potentially plunging the offending individual into a rather deep reservoir of hot water.  In Ovid’s great myth, it was a cool and clean pool that Diana had been bathing in when Actaeon stumbled upon her and her nymphs in the forest, ...

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Poetry – Syrian Poetry: Revolution, Freedom and Breaking the Old Phantom of Fear by Sam Stolton

Syrian Poetry: Revolution, Freedom and Breaking the Old Phantom of Fear   Syrian Poetry: Revolution, Freedom and Breaking the Old Phantom of Fear by Sam Stolton The Syrian voice has scorched, pinched, blistered and branded itself onto the grey clouds knotted over the Arab skies since the outbreak of the civil war provoked by the revolutions in 2011. This voice is the new poetry, the splitting ...

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