4 poems in Regime
Four of Andrew’s poems have been published in in the latest edition (No. 5) of Regime: A Magazine of New Writing.
The publishers, Regime Books, state:
Announcing with pleasure Regime 05, The Poetry Issue, which has been edited by renowned poet and Regime Contributing Editor Andrew Burke.
We’re proud to present a collection of the best contemporary poetry and poets currently at work in the world. In this latest issue of Regime, you will find new work from Andrew Taylor, Andy Jackson, Annamaria Weldon, Jill Jones, Judith Rodriguez, Geoff Page, Amanda Joy and Andrew Lansdown.
Andrew’s poems in this latest issue of Regime are “Concerning the Perils of Cherry Petals” (a 5-haiku gunsaku), “Gazing at a Geisha”, “The Stilt’s Sobriquet” and “Family Restaurant Tanka” (a 4-tanka gunsaku).
The fourth tanka in “Family Restaurant Tanka” is titled “Conformity” and is reproduced below:
‘Don’t step on the lines!’
Being used to being obeyed,
the child does not check
behind to observe with what care
her mother follows, square on square.
© Andrew Lansdown
Copies of Regime No. 5 can be purchased from the Book Depository, here http://www.bookdepository.com/Regime-05-Magazine-New-Writing/9780987482150