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That’s what my mother used to say, especially on a Sunday: today we have jests for lunch.

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Guest — Elizabeth
Your prediction about haiku and conferences is already coming to pass, Nell :-) I have been asked to judge a haiku competition at ... Read More
Sunday, 01 May 2016 11:12
Guest — Nell Nelson
Good gracious, Elizabeth! This is quite remarkable. You must report back in September. :-)
Sunday, 01 May 2016 11:49
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SEND ME YOUR POEMS (IV): THE RELATIONSHIP

It’s personal.

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Guest — jenny galton-fenzi
Thanks for intro to Anthony Wilson!
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 13:37
Guest — Antony Mair
Dear Nell - happy NY, first - I did the following comment a few days ago and then found that in the westerly gales it was paralyse... Read More
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 19:27
Guest — Nell Nelson
Depends how much in demand the magazine is. Sometimes it takes six, not four months, from Mike Mackmin. I think it says 'up to six... Read More
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 19:43
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ARE THEMED POETRY COLLECTIONS BEST?

Maybe. It worked for Sharon Olds, for example, with Stag’s Leap, winner of this year’s T S Eliot prize.

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Guest — Pete Armetta
Seriously I do think ANY poetry collection has to have some kind of theme, whether obvious or nuanced. There has to be a thread or... Read More
Sunday, 28 April 2013 11:04
Guest — Mazrilyn
Once again, thank you for this Happenstance - it has answered a lot of unanswered, pondering questions.
Sunday, 28 April 2013 11:07
Guest — Rennie Parker
I find over-constructed thematic collections very irritating. I don't want to read 50 poems about someone's divorce, for instance.... Read More
Sunday, 28 April 2013 17:29
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