‘The Talking Cure’ and other poems by Angela Carr

The Tiger’s Tail   City, a howl of chemical laughter; menace fingers the air, seeking purchase in the drunken smoulder of narrow streets. Young girls toss ironed curtains of ebony hair — shared tribal head-dress. Tiger sucklings, knock-kneed, moon-eyed calves, they perch on the heights of borrowed triumph: Prada, Miu Miu, Louboutin. Fierce children, almost […]