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by Chris McCabe
With grit and humour Zeppelins takes on the speed and surrealist chaos of the metropolis at the beginning of the 21st century. On the look-out for abandoned scraps to make sense of the sprawling whole - senseless advertisements, discarded notes, overheard conversations - McCabe hawks the fringes and thoroughfares for his sources. He discovers an underground of the cynical ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by Salt Publishing
(first published January 1st 2008)
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I was first introduced to McCabe's poetry in my poetry seminar at uni. We listened to him read 'Axis is' via youtube for oxfam. I loved the poem at first listen and bought this collection. It's now tattered as I never go anywhere without it. The poems are contemporary, touching, scathing, and many other brilliant things. I have just taken delivery of his first collection 'The Hutton Enquiry' and I can't wait to delve inside.