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by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Writers, including poets, use pieces of their lives in their work. Some use large pieces, some only slip in brief flashes. For some, what happened doesn’t matter, only the feelings left behind. Jo Shapcott (1953 – ) … Continue reading

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A Poem for World Bee Day

Jo Shapcott (1953 – ) is an English poet, editor and lecturer. She won the National Poetry Competition in 1985 and 1991. Her collections include: Electroplating the Baby (1988), which won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize for Best First Collection,  Phrase Book (1992), … Continue reading

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