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Time for some good news!

I always seem to be having a moan about submissions-constipation and other niggly stuff on here but I thought I ought to share some of the Big Positives for a change. 560 more words

Readings

A New Lyrical Ballads: Bristol Festival of Ideas

On Friday I went to the New Lyrical Ballads event in Bristol, part of Bristol Festival of Ideas,  and listened to 23 poets read their specially commissioned poems for a new version of Wordsworth’s and Coleridge’s 1798 collection.  560 more words

Poetry

Wee Moosie

Recently I went on a Food Hygiene course and the instructor showed us this … not nice, is it? I asked if it was a computer mock-up but apparently not. 243 more words

Food

December Review and Happy New Year

Well, the three months since starting Proletarian Poetry certainly went quickly. December was a bit of a quieter month in terms of number of posts but there were great poems, some of which spread across continents and covered such themes as gender, family, friendship, poverty, and pacts with the Devil. 405 more words

Monthly Review

Photograph, Art Student, Female, Working Class by Liz Lochhead

There are not enough portrayals of working class females in literature. What there are, often tend to be of escape from a repressive class or one of discrimination when trying to be part of another. 968 more words

Poem