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Thu 4th Oct 2012 18:25
Andrew, you're quite right about that first stanza in The Road North in the York anthology - it is indeed about the summer of 1976. Coincidentally, Sid Villan mentioned that same summer last night in connection with one of his poems, called Crickets.
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Sat 11th Aug 2012 07:22
Down in flames like the R101, hey, John? Sorry I missed it.
Fri 10th Aug 2012 23:41
What ho, AB!
I did "Whinge and Fucking Bleat" at Speakers Corner on Wednesday. It went down like a lead zeppelin.
Tue 1st May 2012 13:03
Thank you for your comment, Robert. Unfortunately, I don't think Ella ever lived to see this poem, but she was quite convinced I'd been at those dances with her!
Mon 30th Apr 2012 20:58
I like the tribute to Ella and her memories a great deal. I can imagine the dancehall, the rose scented perfumes and the smell of brylcreem and floor polish. I suspect she was delighted too.
Fri 27th Apr 2012 22:30
Never waste One-2-3-4 on a poem. Use it for a foxtrot.
Mon 16th Apr 2012 07:09
Hello Andrew - welcome to WOL. Hope you enjoy being part of WOL - and find it productive too! Hope to see some of your work on the blog section of the site. Stuff gets more attention there than on the profiles.
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