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by shadwell smith
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Hello, Good Evening and Welcome
Topic: Still alive.
Replies: 3
Views: 3584

Re: Still alive.

Hang on in there, Travis.
by shadwell smith
Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Congrats Seth...Three Drops from a Cauldron
Replies: 5
Views: 1267

Re: Congrats Seth...Three Drops from a Cauldron

Blimey, you're EVERYWHERE! - as you deserve to be.
by shadwell smith
Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:02 pm
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Dead Snakes (2)
Replies: 10
Views: 2472

Re: Dead Snakes (2)

Nice one, Mac! Good to see you there.
by shadwell smith
Thu Apr 23, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Taking Off Jack
Replies: 9
Views: 1074

Re: Taking Off Jack

Jack Dee? I like the title. Fits very well. Enjoyed the read. Sitting down, I quipped, suited me best. Use italics, maybe? It would highlight the speech from the surrounding text. a cue card drawn on the palm of his fist, Not quite picturing that. Very good last line. Bit of a drive-by from me, but ...
by shadwell smith
Tue Apr 21, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: The Fortingall Yew
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: The Fortingall Yew

I apologise, in advance, for clod-hopping over a poem you've clearly spent a lot of time carefully constructing. The highlight for me is - Who knows how many others there were littered around the provinces - a poor but happy vintner with a neat sideline in publishing erotic fiction, a fine arts deal...
by shadwell smith
Tue Apr 21, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: The Summer of Balloons - revision
Replies: 17
Views: 2056

Re: The Summer of Balloons

A very good read. I want to see balloons as balloons, nothing else. However, this tends to throw a spanner in the works, for me it was grotesque how they came down and coated us and Knives proved ineffectual at the very start, Now I'm in some sort of Walter Wanger, 'Invasion of the...' B-movie thril...
by shadwell smith
Fri Apr 10, 2015 1:29 pm
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Dead Snakes (2)
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Re: Dead Snakes (2)

I seem to remember Brian and yourself pushing me along at the time. I'll have to take another look at the thread. Thanks anyway, David. Is there a word for the musical equivalent of ekphrasis? Answers on a postcard. 2010? I peaked five years ago! I should really turn it in and do something else. How...
by shadwell smith
Fri Apr 10, 2015 8:14 am
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Dead Snakes (2)
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Dead Snakes (2)

I have two in this one. Some good poets on view. Might be worth a punt?

http://deadsnakes.blogspot.co.uk/2015/0 ... poems.html
by shadwell smith
Fri Apr 10, 2015 8:10 am
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Congrats Shadwell Smith/Lunar Poetry 1
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

Re: Congrats Shadwell Smith/Lunar Poetry 1

Thank you Seth, David and Jane. I be pleased.
by shadwell smith
Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: Any Other Business
Topic: A PG Gathering in London Feb 2015
Replies: 87
Views: 15762

Re: A PG Gathering in London Feb 2015

I will not be bringing my many peccadilloes to London, on this occasion. They are being put in kennels while I am elsewhere with my family for the weekend.

If there is ever a replay, I will endeavour to do better and actually turn up!

Have a great time everyone. That, I’m sure, is inevitable.
by shadwell smith
Sun Nov 30, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: London Grip
Replies: 8
Views: 1371

Re: London Grip

Well done, Mac.
by shadwell smith
Sat Nov 22, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: A message from the geeks
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

Re: A message from the geeks

Enjoyed this, jou crayzee guy! Mega quirky. A real geekfest. Excellent ending. One small inconsistency..?

I have enumerated them all

we are much cleverer than you / we are missing / we were paid etc.

Good day
by shadwell smith
Sat Nov 22, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Don't sing the blues
Replies: 17
Views: 1703

Re: Don't sing the blues

It walks. It talks. Enjoyed the clarity and sheer fun of it. It's apparent simplicity is done with great skill and has a very pleasing stream of sounds and rhythmic variations running through it.

zest and breath work for me.

Regards
by shadwell smith
Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Since my last epiphany... (REVISED)
Replies: 19
Views: 1574

Re: Since my last epiphany... (REVISED)

Thanks for the comments. I will do my best to reciprocate. Personally, I'd lose and other silly things because it drops the ball on the irony. Excellent observation. That line will have to go. Thanks, Jackie. Yep, I agree with you Geoff, S3 is relatively weak. I keep pulling it apart and rebuilding ...
by shadwell smith
Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:56 am
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Since my last epiphany... (REVISED)
Replies: 19
Views: 1574

Re: Since my last epiphany...

Yep, I’m hoping to perform this one, Travis - once it’s been fettled here. The shed/instead rhyme I found obtrusive. It clangs, but you can get away with that sort of thing a lot more off the page. Thank you, Jackie. This character is irresolute. Glad his actions come across as absurd. I appreciate ...
by shadwell smith
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Another Message in a Bottle.
Replies: 12
Views: 1275

Re: Another Message in a Bottle.

An excellent result. Well done, Nash.
by shadwell smith
Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:20 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Since my last epiphany... (REVISED)
Replies: 19
Views: 1574

Since my last epiphany... (REVISED)

REVISION I have cancelled the milk and thought about foreign travel. Returned several leather bound volumes of The Encyclopedia Brittanica. Sponsored a gibbon for just three pounds a month and randomly appeared at various leisure centres. I have considered my options… made a sort of plan to flash mo...
by shadwell smith
Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Bus Stop Arbitration
Replies: 6
Views: 800

Re: Bus Stop Arbitration

Yes, I like the idea of the pacifying power of poetry - apologies if some of that caught you in the eye! A shit-heap street moving upstream You have to be as sure-footed as a mountain goat to get from one end of that line to the other, without falling flat on your face. Some very nice audios and ver...
by shadwell smith
Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: Music and Song Lyric Discussion
Topic: Rupert Bear
Replies: 11
Views: 4265

Re: Rupert Bear

I know. It's far too obvious and VERY wrong...

by shadwell smith
Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Music and Song Lyric Discussion
Topic: A Choir Within
Replies: 6
Views: 3136

Re: A Choir Within

Excellent!

Must be all that longing and the brass instruments that make me think of this?

by shadwell smith
Sun Dec 08, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Music and Song Lyric Discussion
Topic: Stan Tracey
Replies: 12
Views: 3911

Re: Stan Tracey

Antcliff wrote:I seem to recall seeing Stan Tracey play at Ronnie Scott's. Hazy.
I've never been to Ronnie Scott's either, but it's on my list of places to go.

I'd have loved to have been there for this -

by shadwell smith
Sun Dec 08, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Music and Song Lyric Discussion
Topic: Hi-de-ho
Replies: 3
Views: 1915

Hi-de-ho