I don’t care for poetry about poetry, but Don Paterson is one of the better poets working in rhyme : Why do you stay up so late?
The best poem is from Atsuro Riley, who will have his first book published in the Spring of next year.
I like Raymond Chandler so the following lines from David Harsent were enjoyed by me:
they’re bound to meet up in the classic noir,
the private eye, the girl with a shadowy past, the old-style cop,
and it’s nigh-on certain she’ll have to take a bullet
or we’ll see her in prison blue as they lead her to the drop.