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That's a good point from Ewan
Posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2018
That's a good point from Ewan. The story has a kind of Raymond Carver-ish sense to it.
No diagnosis, then. Googling things like that can turn a person to drink.
Great characters and scenes by the way.Read full comment
Posted in Something Hard Inside Him (Part 2)
Yes, you're right, of course,
Posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2018
Yes, you're right, of course, about form. I love the Stonehenge analogy and I've learnt a new word. A friend introduced me to "Poetry" by William Wantling. Wantling makes a good point, but it's not the only way of seeing it. What could be more...Read full comment
Posted in So long
Aaaaah. I haven't read him,
Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018
Aaaaah. I haven't read him, but I've read about him. You've just reminded me to take a look. If you like descriptive poetry with a natural or landscape theme, have a look at William Carlos Williams. Plath has her moments, too, in "The Colossus...Read full comment
Posted in Chutes of Spring
Posted on Mon, 12 Feb 2018
You wouldn't be the first person to write a trilogy in five parts.
Bang-on about those late teenage years. Bang-on about a lot of things. Just been chatting outside a building in the north of the city with a quirky,...Read full comment
I couldn’t agree more about
Posted on Fri, 09 Feb 2018
I couldn’t agree more about the "out there" there thing. It's whatever it conjures, within the bounds of suggestion, I suppose. I like the break, but I don't know why. Thinking time for the speaker, maybe. Reflecting on what they've just said, on...Read full comment
Posted in Some Seam Shared
Time to read at last! Lessons
Posted on Tue, 06 Feb 2018
Time to read at last! Lessons cx'd.
Thank you for spanking niggling little prejudices about class and money. Maybe I'm just very grumpy today. I enjoyed this a lot, Elsie. The style is very readable and conversational. Brilliant. Also,...Read full comment
Posted in Les Rowse, Philippe and I Part 2