TEN REASONS FOR CLICKING ON STANZA

By which of course I mean the link for the StAnza poetry festival at stanzapoetry.org

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Jane Wheeler
am looking forward to going next year, I will be free for the first time, and my daughter lives in St A ...... thanks for the remi... Read More
Friday, 05 August 2016 21:59
Guest — Nell
Jane, you will have a fabulous time! Look forward to meeting you there...
Saturday, 06 August 2016 08:31
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ON WRITING TOO MUCH

‘People shouldn’t write so many poems,’ said one of the publishers.

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Guest — Jinny Fisher
That's so moving, Nell. If only there were writing groups of that kind all over the place, for people in your mother's situation. ... Read More
Sunday, 10 January 2016 10:56
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READING WINDOW: WHAT ON EARTH IS IT ALL ABOUT?

Why do I do it?

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grahaeme barrasford young
You may well end up only telling us we use too many semi-colons (or, in my case, colons), but as no one else does, it's a very val... Read More
Sunday, 03 January 2016 11:11
Guest — Frances Corkey Thompson
Thank you, Nell, for your hard work, and your vision, and your care. May 2016 light up your room many times (not too many, just en... Read More
Sunday, 03 January 2016 13:04
Guest — Keith Byler
A warm and heartfelt thank-you...
Sunday, 03 January 2016 18:01
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A LAMENT FOR RHYME

On the absence of rhyme during the reading window

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Guest — Annie Fisher
The only poems I can write are brainless rhyming ditties, And if you lot don't like them then I'm sorry, it's tough titties! Sorr... Read More
Sunday, 20 December 2015 11:37
Guest — Nell Nelson
I nearly SAID 'All comments on this blog' should be rhymed. So this one was well-timed. ;-)
Sunday, 20 December 2015 11:42
Guest — George Simmers
Thanks for the honourable mention, Nell. You state the would-be rhymer's problem well. Though in Italian, most words rhyme with m... Read More
Sunday, 20 December 2015 14:20
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HOW TO READ A POEM

Perhaps you do it differently. I can’t know. I only know what I do.

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN MUSE

I’m not talking about Calliope, Clio, Euterpe, Thalia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Erato, Polyhymnia and Urania.

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Guest — Frances Corkey Thompson
Nelli, I love this blog and feel its truth strongly. I know that I do my best communicating when writing to particular friends, be... Read More
Sunday, 06 December 2015 13:37
Guest — Frances Corkey Thompson
Didn't mean to call you Nelli. F
Sunday, 06 December 2015 13:41
Guest — Nell Nelson
I like being Nelli ;-)
Sunday, 06 December 2015 17:54
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