Josh (Joshua Bond)

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Member Since 2nd February 2017
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Poet Introduction

I write mainly poetry for the inner journey. I also have a feisty side-line of writing poetic commentaries on the war industry and politics & culture. "When power corrupts, poetry cleanses" (JFK, Oct 1963)

Favorite Poets/Writers

Simon Armitage, Veronika Bond, Imtiaz Dharker, Carol Ann Duffy, Wilfrid Owen, Sylvia Plath

About Me

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Reading in 2020
"The Rattle Bag"; a poetry anthology edited by Seamus Heaney & Ted Hughes, Faber & Faber 1982/2019.
"The Zoo of the New", a poetry anthology edited by Nick Laird & Don Peterson, Penguin 2018.
"A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology" (edited by Friis, Pederson & Hendricks) Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

The Journey:
Mining Engineer --> Academic --> Inventor-Designer-Maker of unique hand-weaving looms --> running a Quinta/Small-holding + Poet & Sculptor.
An Englishman living in Portugal, keen rower, religion survivor, life-long pacifist, happily married. Five grandchildren (so far).

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My Reading List

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Remains by Fiftysevenhours
some donít like it hot by dartford (Paul S...)
Moonlight Spill by LunaGreyhawk
Staccato by DanielChristensen (The Fire Elemental)
Where Did the Time Go? by wallyroo92
Uncontained by brokentitanium (k.)

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