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For these past couple of months, I’ve been working toward a deadline. A reasonable deadline, but one which helped focus my mind on the poem so I just might push on through and complete the thing. The Cardiff International Poetry … Continue reading

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Ironically, this exercise had started to feel like a barrier to writing. In order to resume the poem I’d have to come up with a topic, make sure it was large enough that I could write sufficient words on it, … Continue reading

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Tonight I write with Gunny, properly, for the first time. That’s the typewriter. The name suggested itself. I’m impatient to get started, partly because I don’t want my keenness to be dulled by the evening passing, but also because I … Continue reading

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We’re now onto the third verse of the poem, and if I thought it would get easier I have been utterly fooling myself. However, at least starting a new verse gave me the perspective to see we’d had one of … Continue reading

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Tonight is the first big test – can I keep this up, every day, regardless of how I feel or where I am. Sure, yesterday I went to London and only had my phone with me, but the bus journey … Continue reading

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