Friday, 19 January 2018

Robert Minhinnick

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Friday, 12 January 2018

Douglas Dunn


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Friday, 5 January 2018

Caroline Bird

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Friday, 29 December 2017

Leontia Flynn


So much to chose from in a year with a wealth of choices. Who is the best of the bunch? Who's bunch of poetry was the best? Nigh on impossible to select. This though rates highly...



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Sunday, 24 December 2017

'Twas the night before Christmas . .


. . and Santa had just knocked off from charging around the Midnight Sky and getting stuck in chimneys.  (Raymond Briggs wrote a lovely story about him, remember?)  Anyway, there he was with his feet in a bowl of Something For The Weekend which would bring 'em up smelling of roses. He sighed, settled back in his old arm chair, reached for his glass of mulled wine and plate of mince pies, and was looking forward to the usual 364 day holiday when a knock came at the door.  "Who the f*****g h**l can that be at this time of night?" quoth the kindly old gentleman.  He heaved himself to his feet and lumbered to the door and opened it, whereupon the snow and the icy blasts of winter further diminished his bonhommie.  On the threshold stood one of his Little Helpers, a fairy, no less, dragging behind her a huge Christmas Tree.  "Oh, sorry to bother you, Santa.  You know you asked me to deliver the trees to the poor folk?  Well, I've done that.  Except when I ran out of poor folk, there was this tree left over.  Where do you want me to put it?"

Well, folks . . . now you know why there's a fairy on top of your Christmas Tree.

Friday, 22 December 2017

Ashamed to be Muslim

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Friday, 15 December 2017

Spoken Word Poetry

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Friday, 8 December 2017

Meghan Hughes

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Friday, 1 December 2017

Darius Simpson and Scout Bostley

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Friday, 24 November 2017

Mina West

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