PN Review Print and Online Poetry Magazine
News and Notes
PN Review Prize winners announced
Carcanet Press and PN Review are delighted to announce the winners of the first ever PN Review Prize. read more
Most Read... Drew MilneTom Raworth’s Writing
‘present past improved’: Tom Raworth’s Writing

(PN Review 236)
Vahni CapildeoOn Judging Prizes, & Reading More than Six Really Good Books
(PN Review 237)
Alejandro Fernandez-OsorioPomace (trans. James Womack)
(PN Review 236)
Kei MillerIn the Shadow of Derek Walcott
1930–2017

(PN Review 235)
Kate BinghamPuddle
(PN Review 236)
Eavan BolandA Lyric Voice at Bay
(PN Review 121)
Poems Articles Interviews Reports Reviews Contributors
Gratis Ad 1
Gratis Ad 2
Next Issue CELEBRATING JOHN ASHBERY Contributors include Mark Ford, Marina Warner, Jeremy Over, Theophilus Kwek, Sam Riviere, Luke Kennard, Philip Terry,Agnes Lehoczky, Emily Critchley, Oli Hazard and others Miles Champion The Gold Standard Rebecca Watts The Cult of the Noble Amateur Marina Tsvetaeva ‘My desire has the features of a woman’: Two Letters translated by Christopher Whyte Iain Bamforth Black and White

This poem is taken from PN Review 216, Volume 40 Number 4, March - April 2014.

‘Free Flight’ and Other Poems Jon Glover
Bone Vibes
 
Gratitude for the trouble. Exceptional
sounds piss freely. Hear it again? Melancholy
goes without saying. Or any quick diagnostics.

You know it’s fixed in some bone vibes or other times
like the clock or tables or historicity tunes
I loved to learn. I know where you’re coming from,

dead centre in the crystal set static crackling speech
or musical phrases from the ether – if
they knock you out that’s fine. You’ll know where you sure heard

not random or cadencing or flatline signs
of living priceless with fortitude for the print
or imprint or signage of worry while the moon’s out.  



Airwaves

Broadcasting, you’re on, thoughtless transmission
by any old airwaves’ scan.
...


Searching, please wait... animated waiting image