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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Cameron Griffiths is a poet and translator originally from Aotearoa, New Zealand. He lives with his family in Spain. Website:

Cameron Griffiths

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Unused and very slightly hinged.

Unused and very slightly hinged. Thirteen overprinted definitive stamps. Proofs. Errors of inversion ... she adores the language and romance; forgeries of an admirable quality are part of her life. A single item thought to be part of a set destroyed by fire, saved by a shrewd firefighter ... so the story goes.
Specimens cut from received correspondence, chains of text that arch across small worlds. Often the presence of the sea. The rain. The perforated edges that signal a wilful tearing away, but also a lost connection. Cuban, 1928. Face value: ... A matrix that speaks to the provenance of her interior landscape. Not something that can remain still. Not something that can remain unsaid.