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THE FLEAS THAT TEASE

Give me a poem starting ‘I remember’ and I will suggest you drop the first two words. And yet . . .

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Guest — Annie Fisher
Love the poem Nell - all of it, especially (and as you might guess) the gonads. Talking of school memories, I tried contacting a f... Read More
Sunday, 27 April 2014 12:42
Guest — Nell
Annie, how could they possibly forget you? I mean that in the nicest sense! However, sometimes the people with the best memories... Read More
Sunday, 27 April 2014 12:52
Guest — Annie Fisher
Yes I think so. I actually went to nine schools and adopted a head-down-and-blend-in way of coping with all the new starts. Making... Read More
Sunday, 27 April 2014 17:11
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SHOULD POETRY PAMPHLETS BE THEMED?

A good question . . .

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Guest — Frances Corkey Thompson
Until now, I've thought there should be some kind of narrative arc to a collection, which implies story, thereby theme. Or maybe d... Read More
Sunday, 20 April 2014 11:25
Guest — Sheila Hamilton
I think it's important to theme a pamphlet. Otherwise, it risks being simply a pile of poems.
Sunday, 20 April 2014 11:41
Guest — Antony Mair
Anything to boost poetry readership...though personally I find a variety of lyric poems more stimulating than a theme. But with b... Read More
Sunday, 20 April 2014 12:13
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