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Andrew Motion’s 10 tips for being a successful poet

So,  here’s an offering I could not resist linking to: Andrew Motion ( Poet Laureate, retired)with good advice to all on a BBC arts & entertainment page, item written by Alison Feeney-Hart.  It all seems very sound to me, not … Continue reading

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Mist: A poem: how to read it, maybe

Mist I nodded to the old man across the way, Touched my finger to my brow in acknowledgement Of the way he looked at me. He returned the touch, hand slowly raised and finger bent, A nod just faint enough … Continue reading

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Terry Eagleton’s: How to Read a Poem — A Graph Review

                  A Graph Review:    60 with highpoint at 85 How to Read a Poem       by  Terry Eagleton       published 2007 by Blackwell Publishing              paperback  180 pp I am quite old and have only recently returned to reading seriously … Continue reading

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