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The poetry party guest list: week 3

Well, this was a trickier week.  There was quite a lot of other stuff going on and I struggled to keep up even with one poem a day.  So I’m going to come clean and admit that there was some … Continue reading

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The poetry party guest list – week 2

Day 1. I picked up a volume of poetry to browse – A Book of English Poetry, first published by Penguin in 1937, this version printed 1972, bought by Malcolm sometime in 1974-1977.  Poems by 61 poets – ‘Chaucer to … Continue reading

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The poetry party guest list – week 1

These are the poems I read this week. 1. April Rise by Laurie Lee – new to me, it’s a lovely evocation of all the promise and richness of nature at this time of year.  And wonderful to be able to … Continue reading

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Poetic thoughts

Doing this challenge has made me think a lot about poetry I have read (and poetry I haven’t yet read). Suddenly I am remembering lots of poetry I had completely forgotten about. It turns out that poetry has played a … Continue reading

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A month of: poetry party (April)

On my list of things I’d like to do more of is reading poetry.  Why has it stayed there for so long without me doing anything about it?  I can think of several reasons excuses, but none of them really … Continue reading

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