Psalms in the Vulgar Tongue

from jeremy clarke

In the lowly and the insignificant there is redemption
and renewal.

51 poems in the tradition of the Psalms

First official publication
Edition of 1000 copies
published by Wounded Wolf Press, Ankara

manufactured by Pelin Ofset
text set in brandon grotesque
exterior printed on 350gsm neo-bristol paper
interior on 80gsm enzo book paper

Art and design by Atay Ilgün and Jeremy Clarke

isbn: 978-605-4897-13-1

audio recording (30 psalms)
jeremyclarke.com/track/psalms-in-the-vulgar-tongue

'A spanish stonemason asks: when is a stone
properly placed? And he answers his own question:
when my impatience to once more readjust it
has vanished. Jeremy Clarke writes
like a Spanish stonemason. His poems are houses,
bridges, towers...'
~ John Berger

'Being a thoughtful person is a very special thing
it seems to me: to think, to feel and then to tell
of what we felt and thought, in poetic form is
truly the work of the poet. But to speak about silence,
to speak of the fulness of emptiness and the beauties,
the subtleties of stillness in the presence of power, this is rare.
Jeremy Clarke does this, with humility and grace,
a timeless watching and working into being human
on Earth, a telling of that, a revealing for the rest
of us who don't have the words. He's blessed, really.
~ Emily Young

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May 2018
Psalms in the Vulgar Tongue published by Wounded Wolf Press Ankara

Oct 2016
Music for Amen reprinted-The Long White Thread of Words:Poems for John Berger

Nov 2014-June 2015 Exhibition of written & recorded work
Eton College Library Windsor

9 Sept 2014
Book launch Spatiamentum
St Pancras Church London

1-14 Sept 2014 Exhibition of framed works Crypt Gallery London
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