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Have we got it right? Does the poem work? Did the poem win?

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Guest — Tristan Moss
Hi Nell, I'm not great at matching form to the meaning of a poem, or sometimes even recognising when other poets have done it suc... Read More
Sunday, 08 November 2015 11:01
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THE SPACE BETWEEN THE STANZAS

This is cheating. I am really thinking about StAnza.

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WHAT STICKS IN THE MIND

I couldn’t even remember at first which poem it came from — it was the image that stuck.

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Guest — Clare Best
I've always been a great fan of WH Davies. Beautiful image this, no wonder it stays with you, and recurs. Thank you for the post N... Read More
Sunday, 03 March 2013 11:10
Guest — Elly
I want to keep the "little things with beating hearts" image close to me too. Thanks. Great post.
Sunday, 03 March 2013 13:18
Guest — jenny galton-fenzi
I often think there should be a name for this - perhaps there is? - when the thing that lingers in your mind is not the main exper... Read More
Monday, 04 March 2013 17:09
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TOO OLD TO START WRITING POETRY?

Keats was dead at 25, Shelley at 29, Dylan Thomas at  39, Sylvia Plath at 30. Chatterton didn’t even make it to 18.

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