Jack Warren - Rude Mechanical
Released 31st May 2021 // 34 pages
In Jack Warren's debut pamphlet Rude Mechanical, the poems sing with the rhythm and cadences of working life. Warren's poetry moves from the factory to the pub 'searching for a moment's weary epiphany' or finds him staring at the stars in 'the serenity of a cigarette break'. In Rude Mechanical, Warren looks to the role of art, literature and labour in our lives, the value of the natural world, and in an extended sequence on a long-distance relationship, he writes lyrically of falling and remaining in love.