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Freewriting fail and a definition of poetry

Starting this week, each creative writing class will begin with a freewriting session. I quite enjoy freewriting, but I’m…well, terrible at it. Especially since we didn’t have a prompt, and I didn’t have my tea this morning! 1,178 more words


Sometimes It Happens

This poem by Brian Patten is worth reading and committing to memory.

Sometimes It Happens

And sometimes it happens that you are friends and then… 165 more words


The Shanty Theatre Company presents The Story Giant at the Marine Theatre Lyme Regis

I last saw the Shanty Theatre Company perform The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, so I was hopeful The Story Giant would be a worthwhile performance. 751 more words