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The Book of Love and Loss

This is a book many poets, and indeed most other readers, would appreciate. It is beautifully edited and presented in cloth-bound edition by Dr Rosie Bailey and June Hall, and includes work by nearly two hundred poets, including U.A. 82 more words


Top Poet at The Place

by Ian McEwen of Ouse Muse

On 11th December Andrew Motion, one of the leading poets writing today, is coming to The Place Theatre… 608 more words

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on poetry

“The best poems get written, not by going in the front door of the subject, but round the back or down the chimney or through the window.” 8 more words


Parnassian Moments 26 October: Andrew Motion

Poet: Andrew Motion

Dates: 26 October 1952

Nationality:  English

Title of Poem: A Glass of Wine

Exactly as the setting sun
clips the heel of the garden,

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Today's Memories

The New World by Andrew Motion


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At the end of Silver: Return to Treasure Island, Jim and Natty had been shipwrecked on the coast of Texas in the year 1803. 815 more words

Book Review

Email from Andrew Motion!!!

Hello blogosphere!

I haven’t blogged for a while: I’ve been trying to focus on work (currently studying to be a teacher in Spain!). As a result, I haven’t had much time to write. 77 more words


TBR Thursday 40...

Episode 40

I’m thrilled to say the TBR has dropped to an almost bearable 106 – due in part to some brutal weeding out of books that have been languishing there for so long I can no longer remember why I wanted to read them in the first place. 1,063 more words

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