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Review: Six Finnish Poets, ed. Teemu Manninen

To have a taste of newness look at Katariina Vuorinen's 'Lessons of Home and Idleness':

You stretch out a discovered word, a felling mark,
The forest tumbles to the bottom of the mind
The evening lays a straw mattress on the ground
The moon, a dry point of consciousness, dangles in the North.

The eerie strangeness of a mind's landscape caught within the visual exactness of a child's tale. These are finely edited volumes which act as a real introduction to worlds beyond our immediate horizon and I thoroughly recommend them to our readers.