review: 'you are mistaken'

Sean Wai Keung’s debut pamphlet won The Rialto‘s open competition and I liked it a lot. The full review is online on London Grip:

“…I want to say that I kept being reminded of Wendy Cope. There’s the satire, the humour, the tenderness, the bracing honesty. And there’s something else too. Like Cope, Wai Keung knows what poetry looks like from the outside: how little most of it is regarded or read, how curious its obsessions look. But also its fundamental value:

+ i said i just want some poems
why are there no poems in this city

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