Two poems.

T.E. Hulme is now obscure: he is one of the poets who influenced Pound. However, unlike Pound and Eliot, he was British, and did not survive the charnel house of the first world war. His poems are short. Here are two of them Autumn A touch of cold in the Autumn night— I walked abroad, … Continue reading Two poems.

Against (State sponsored) worry.

There is much to worry about in this world, and I have to ignore much of it, because I worry too much: most of my scholarly work is on anxiety disorders and generalised anxiety, which should tell you my besetting weakness. Some fear is good. A certain fear of the stranger is good.. Given that … Continue reading Against (State sponsored) worry.