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Hot topic: Age and Aging

As a writing topic, age is in. Age has always been in.

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Buy this book (please). No, really. I mean it.

I would prefer to give books away.

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Guest — Vishvantara
I have ordered my own copy and am now busy totalling up how many I would like to buy for friends as gifts! Can't wait to read it..... Read More
Sunday, 06 March 2016 09:57
Antony Mair
Dear Nell - delighted to say that a cheque was put in the post to you on Friday last, so chalk up another sale!
Sunday, 06 March 2016 14:18
Douglas Hall
Bought, read, inwardly digested and loved it. I now realise that I'm way too lazy to be a successful poet, which is rather liberat... Read More
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 18:24
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TEN REASONS FOR CLICKING ON STANZA

By which of course I mean the link for the StAnza poetry festival at stanzapoetry.org

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Jane Wheeler
am looking forward to going next year, I will be free for the first time, and my daughter lives in St A ...... thanks for the remi... Read More
Friday, 05 August 2016 21:59
Guest — Nell
Jane, you will have a fabulous time! Look forward to meeting you there...
Saturday, 06 August 2016 08:31
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ON WRITING TOO MUCH

‘People shouldn’t write so many poems,’ said one of the publishers.

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Guest — Jinny Fisher
That's so moving, Nell. If only there were writing groups of that kind all over the place, for people in your mother's situation. ... Read More
Sunday, 10 January 2016 10:56
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A LAMENT FOR RHYME

On the absence of rhyme during the reading window

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Guest — Annie Fisher
The only poems I can write are brainless rhyming ditties, And if you lot don't like them then I'm sorry, it's tough titties! Sorr... Read More
Sunday, 20 December 2015 11:37
Guest — Nell Nelson
I nearly SAID 'All comments on this blog' should be rhymed. So this one was well-timed. ;-)
Sunday, 20 December 2015 11:42
Guest — George Simmers
Thanks for the honourable mention, Nell. You state the would-be rhymer's problem well. Though in Italian, most words rhyme with m... Read More
Sunday, 20 December 2015 14:20
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HOW TO READ A POEM

Perhaps you do it differently. I can’t know. I only know what I do.

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