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WBW Book Corner: Somewhere (Elsewhere)

So normally here on the WBW Book Corner, I give my intro, as so, followed by the summary that Amazon provides for the book that I am spotlighting! 350 more words



From an exercise in which we selected a first line from another poet, comes ‘Thanks’.


This is my second parking ticket since her affair;* 27 more words

Writings & Witterings

Losing a language

I read a story on the BBC website recently about people who had lost fluency in their own language. At first the idea seemed ridiculous, particularly as I work with words. 780 more words

Moving To Australia

Notes from Down Under

Tuning into Rebels of Oz on BBC 4 last week, I was fascinated to find out more about  Germaine Greer. Having recently met her and presented  her with our last copy of the   1,411 more words

Look Alive Ladies: Only ten more days to enter your poem in Second Light Network's poetry competition

Originally posted on The Bardo Group blog.

SECOND LIGHT 20th ANNIVERSARY! The Bardo Group community extends to Second Light Network (women poets forty-years old or better) our best wishes, appreciation, and congratulations for its on-target focus, fine work and unrelenting commitment to poets, poetry, and to giving women in their third act a second chance. 329 more words