Michael Easson

AM FRICS FAICD MSc Phd

Literature

New Voices

For Dexter Dunphy and Rosalie Fishman

Metaphors

Hot as a flaming sunspot.
Disgusting as a bucket of over-sunned, putrid prawn

Our King from the North

Sweep of soil leaves undisturbed the questions.
For Richard III’s story challenges every legend.

Affirmation

Morning light flecks and floods the house. A thought breaks out. A shower sprays.

The Bris Candle

For Asher Flyn Ferris

Jerzy Kosiński (1933-1991): A Closer Look

Jerzy Kosiński was the Polish name his father gave to save him

Joseph Roth on the End of the World

In the past few decades the writings, novels and essays of Joseph Roth (1894-1939) have undergone a renaissance. Michael Hofmann’s translations have brought many of the more obscure works of the Mitteleuropa-Jewish writer to an English language audience.

To Cheese

G.K. Chesterton – “Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.”