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HOW TO END YOUR POEM

Some people are good at endings. Some people are rubbish. This blog will tell you how to conclude your poems in the right way.

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HOT CROSS PAMPHLETS

My last blog entry dealt with the ‘post-pamphlet process’. I’m mid-pamphlet this week so thought I’d share a bit of that too, rather than writing about hot cross buns. (I may write about the first stage one day, and even the buns, but not today.)

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PUFFING AND PANTING AND PAMPHLETS

So we have two new pamphlets at last!

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POETRY AND FLOUR

Photograph of packet of Allison's Very Strong White Bread Flour. The packet is green,with the text detail in large white circle in the middle. There is a graphic of an old windmill and Allinson is in large red cursive letters.When baking poems, you should use strong flour, which is made from hard words. This produces the right kind of dough for lyric work produced at high temperatures, because it has a high fluten and bard core content.

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The Rhyme Ambush

You find yourself thinking in such predictable ways—predictable even to yourself.

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Marcia Menter
...which leads me to codswallop, which wallops without alluding to walloping or cods. Thence back to rollmops, and it's too early ... Read More
Sunday, 12 March 2017 13:54
Bob Horne
Where I'm from a collop was a disc of battered potato (and a real treat). But then, we couldn't afford meat. Or shoes. Just books.... Read More
Monday, 13 March 2017 11:43
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Reading A Poem Can Be Like Opening a Re-Sealable Packet of Cheese

Tear here, it says. Just in the corner where two thin clear sheets almost, but not quite, seal together.

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