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By Paul M. Lewis

I know of no better way of understanding a poem—I mean, of really getting it—than to memorize it. Yes, of course, just reading a piece of poetry is always good; and in rereading it several time one can certainly begin to comprehend at a deeper level what a particular piece, especially a complex and complicated one, is all about. 1,381 more words


400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death

Our popular literature tutor Judith Hedley is offering two workshops to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

Saturday April 23rd at Nottingham Mechanics, 3 North Sherwood St NG1 4EZ… 205 more words

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The California Prose Poem

This Saturday, April 2nd, I participated in a panel on the prose poem that was hosted at the Associated Writer’s Program Conference in Los Angeles. Accompanying me were three other poets, each of whom also write prose poems. 405 more words

Reading Poems And Books Of Poetry

Interview with Sean Curran: "We should be living in a post-history months heritage world"

February is LGBT History Month in the UK, so to celebrate we at History Riot have been speaking to heritage practitioners and public history researchers about their work in LGBTQ-inclusive heritage. 1,138 more words


An Overview of Shakespeare's Sonnets

(The purpose of these brief notes is to assist you in forming an overview of the poet’s work.  For this reason the material is presented as a series of ‘thinking points’, grouped under general headings.  1,102 more words


“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” Lao Tzu

How she loves her Peppa drawing pad (Thank you Soph X), she is so interested in colouring, now she can colour between the lines. It’s almost as if she has decided that now she can do that she can do anything colouring related. 492 more words