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THE INSISTENCE OF MEMORY

A poet doesn’t have to be well-known to be remembered.

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Guest — Tracey Martin
Sometimes it feels as though there are just too many poems - and each poem that's worth reading can last a lifetime - can be read ... Read More
Sunday, 24 June 2012 18:05
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PARLEZ-MOI D'AMOUR?

The phrase has come back to me because I’m packing.

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CLIFF ASHBY—RUNNING OUT OF WORDS

Cliff Ashby, who died last week, loved the natural world.

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Guest — Helena Nelson
Dear Yorkshire Post Person Of course you can use the photo. Lift it from the site or email me on nell@happenstancepress.com and I... Read More
Sunday, 06 May 2012 19:57
Guest — Ian McMillan
Hello, I'm writing about Cliff for the Yorkshire Post and I wonder if I could use that lovely photograph? I was a big fan of his w... Read More
Sunday, 06 May 2012 19:25
Guest — Alan Windsor
I can´t remember how I found Cliff Ashby´s work but I am glad I did. I remember reading Plainsong sittting in front of a disused M... Read More
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 10:58
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HOW POETS GET FORGOTTEN

Poor Fredegond Shove.  It doesn’t sound an auspicious name, though ‘shove’ rhymes, at the very least, with ‘love’.

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Guest — Bill Bennett
"Shove" should actually be pronounced to rhyme with "grove" (or "mauve" in the example given by her sister, Ermengard). Sadly, Mrs... Read More
Sunday, 17 November 2013 18:29
Guest — gerald england
What an interesting person she was and great of you to bring her to our attention,
Sunday, 29 April 2012 12:03
Guest — Nell Nelson
Thank you, Bill -- yes, of course you are quite right about the pronunciation. I discovered much more about her later. I am not su... Read More
Sunday, 17 November 2013 18:34
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PAIN DE CAMPAGNE (TIRED OF LIVING IN THE COUNTRY)

I think poems and recipes have a lot in common. Sometimes they can even be combined.

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Guest — Hilary Menos
or on the floor of the top oven of an AGA - surely a prerequisite of country living?
Sunday, 15 April 2012 10:23
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INTIMIDATING POETRY

Poetry is out to get me.

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Guest — Helen Evans
This reminds me of a related comment by Ruth Pitter – I hope The Poetry Archive –http://www.poetryarchive.org – won't mind me pass... Read More
Monday, 09 April 2012 17:50
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