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April/May winner – Lottie’s Sonnet Competition

Lottie’s Sonnet.                 Golden nets slumped in the setting sun, Festoons of mesh have snagged ancient fishing lore. Into those fibres old myths are spun Of wriggling riches, to be hauled ashore.   Postcard weather, bright, calm and clear, A shimmering silken sea, Make us believe the waters […]

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Posted in 2015 July/August, Competitions, Poetry corner0 Comments

Len Biddlecombe pens a piece for Magna Carta celebrations

The Magna Carta. Anniversaries are important so remember them each year Some of them are sorrowful, some of them are dear. We all celebrate our birthdays they make us feel so glad Remembering the years gone by and all the fun we’ve had. Wedding anniversaries recalling years with pride, Others bring back sadness on dates […]

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Eternal Spring – Terry Gilbert-Fellows

Victor Hugo supposedly introduced this convoluted Pantoum matrix to western society from his experiences in Far east , particularly Malaysia. So as it is his fault, I have taken some of his quotes and sadly twisted them slightly to fit my tortured scheme. But I still feel that his best ever quote was ; “ […]

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Posted in 2015 April, Digest, Poetry corner0 Comments

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Len Biddlecombe, the american disaster

Len Biddlecombe, writer and poet – from his book ‘Love of Life’.  Remembering with deep sadness the shameful atrocity of 11 September 2001 in America. This poem is offered in memory of all those who lost their lives. There’s one date on the calendar we always will remember In the year two thousand and one, the […]

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Posted in 2015 February, Digest, Len Biddlecombe, Poetry corner1 Comment

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Len Biddlecombe, the village that lost its children

Len Biddlecombe, writer and poet – from his book ‘Love of Life’.  The Aberfan disaster was a catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip in the Welsh village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, on 21 October 1966, killing 116 children and 28 adults. It was caused by a build-up of water in the accumulated rock […]

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Posted in 2015 February, Digest, Len Biddlecombe, Poetry corner0 Comments

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Len Biddlecombe, our green and pleasant land

Len Biddlecombe, writer and poet – from his book ‘Love of Life’ Why do people go abroad? I’ll never understand. There’s beauty all around us In our green and pleasant land. The sunrise in the morning That creeps across the sky To brighten every corner As the darkness waves goodbye That host of tiny creatures […]

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