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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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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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FOURTEEN TIPS FOR DEALING WITH REJECTION

I don’t mean in love, or in life. I’m talking poems here.

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What makes a successful poet?

Or should I put it another way: what makes a poet successful?

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