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|May 2010||1 new poem by SH: Tube Poem / Thinking a World|
|February 2007||4 new poems by SH: Fantastic Child - You and I; Geometry Philosophy; Last Year's Chocolate; My Favourite Recipe.|
|July 2006||1 classic poem: Mother Theresa (Do It Anyway!).|
4 classic poems: Matthew Arnold (Dover
Beach); Emily Jane Bronte (Remembrance); Henry Lawson (Knocked
Up); Edgar Allan Poe (A Dream
Within A Dream).
New Link: Tom Roder Remembered web site.
13 classic poems: Anonymous (Sumerian
Love Poem); Hilaire Belloc (George);
George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron (She
Walks in Beauty); Paul Laurence Dunbar (A
Golden Day); Oliver Wendell Holmes (A
Familiar Letter); Henry Lawson (Andy's
Gone With Cattle); Giacomo Leopardi (Infinite);
Edgar Allan Poe (Spirits Of The
Dead); Edwin Arlington Robinson (Richard
Cory); Percy Bysshe Shelley (Good-Night);
Sarah Teasdale (It Is Not a
Word); Walt Whitman (A Glimpse); Lord John Wilmot (Regime de
4 new poems by SH: Aspergers Love; Food, Carbonised; Rapid Descent; Venous and I.
3 classic poems: William Blake (A
Little Boy Lost); Robert Burns (A
Fond Kiss); Robert Louis Stevenson (A
1 new poem by SH: The Geometry of Avoidance.
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|15th December 2005||
31 classic poems: Anonymous tr. Lady Augustus Gregory (Donal
Og - Young Donald); William Blake (The
Garden of Love); Jorge Luis Borges (To
a cat); Elizabeth Barrett Browning (If
thou must love me, let it be for nought); Robert Browning (Life
In A Love); John Clare (I Am);
John Donne (Death); Eleanor Farjeon (Morning
Has Broken); Oliver Wendell Holmes (The
Iron Gate); Helen Hunt Jackson (A
Calendar of Sonnets: January); Joyce Kilmer (Trees);
Christopher Marlowe (The
Passionate Shepherd to his Love); John Masefield (A
Creed); John McCrae (Anarchy);
Li Po (Autumn River Song); John Newton (Amazing
Grace); Wilfred Owen (Anthem
for Doomed Youth); Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (I
loved you...); James Whitcomb Riley (A
Barefoot Boy); Christina Rosetti (A
Study (A Soul)); William Shakespeare (Shall
I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day [Sonnet 18]); Percy Bysshe Shelley (To
The Men Of England); Muriel Stuart (In
The Orchard); Samuel Coleridge Taylor (Kubla
Khan); Sarah Teasdale (I
Would Live in Your Love); Edward Thomas (Like
the Touch of Rain); Henry David Thoreau (Conscience; Indeed,
Indeed I Cannot Tell); Walt Whitman (1861;
A Noiseless Patient Spider),
William Butler Yeats (Youth and
2 new poems by SH (Buffalo Skin; Rituals).
|4th September 2005||
5 classic poems - Hilaire Belloc (The
Early Morning); George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron (So
We'll Go No More A-Roving); John Keats (Written
on a summer evening); Letitia Elizabeth Landon (Revenge);
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (Ulysses).
1 new poem by SH (Stockmarket Silage).
2 poems by Pat (Anger Management; The Rag Tag Cat Band).
|6th June 2005||
23 classic poems - Matthew Arnold (A
Wish); Hilaire Belloc (The
Frog); Rupert Brooke (1914: I:
Peace); Elizabeth Barrett Browning (A
Dead Rose); Lewis Carroll (Little
Birds); Geoffrey Chaucer (Rondel
of Merciless Beauty); John Donne (For
Whom The Bell Tolls; No
man is an island); Oliver Wendell Holmes (The
Boys); Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Autumn); Christopher Marlowe (Hero
and Leander; Who ever
loved, that loved not at first sight?); John McCrae (In
Flanders Field); Li Po (Amidst
The Flowers a Jug of Wine); Alexander Pope (Summer); Robert Service (?); Percy Bysshe Shelley (Ozymandias);
Sarah Teasdale (I Am Not
Yours); Henry David Thoreau (Mist);
Tu Fu (Alone, Looking
for Blossoms Along the River; Full Moon); Walt Whitman (Clear
Midnight); W B Yeats (A
3 new poems by SH (Love of Soup; Pound of Time; Single to St. Pancras).
1 old lyric by SH (Tears of a Jonah).
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|May / June 2004||4 classic poems - Hilaire Belloc (Rebecca), Lewis Carroll (A Strange Wild Song), Tu Fu (Day's End), Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (Friendship).|
|30th April 2004||7 new poems by SH (1-0-1-0-1; Browsing Existence; Infinitely Dissolute; Life Source / Sleep Source; Playees' Players Played; Pull the Plug; The root of Alcoholism).|
|28th February 2004||2 new poems by SH (galaxy of i's; Island from Isthmus).|
|29th January 2004||
15 newer poems by SH (A Life's Work; Apology
to a neglected vehicle; Books &
Blame; Branding Fire; Complications; Failed
Orpheus; Feline Trim; Killer
Instinct; Personal Space; Rearview Roadkill; Shred;
Stapled Out; Textures
in Thermodynamic Theory; The Honour
and Discarding of Love; To Done).
Also 4 older poems (Dysfunctionland;
First Flood; Patio
1 prose by SH: (B*****d PeoplePerson from Hell - Return on Investment).
1 old poem by PC (Who was that man...)
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|2nd May 2003||
4 new poems by SH (Cleaning the Gun; Dick;
Shade of Wenlock; Sieving).
2 new prose by SH (Ganeka; Riverbank).
|28th March 2003||
1 new audio poem read by SH: City Rhythm
8 new poems by SH (Constructing Moments; Day 2 - Wobble; Gloves; Hair Today; Our Place; Unabridged; Wave; Zero in Tarmac).
Competition Links to The Davoren Hanna Poetry Competition updated for this year's competition.
|17th January 2003||10 new poems by SH (City Rhythm; Funky; Grasping Light; I Govern; Inbetween Age; Knights; Malmalady; Spokesman; Vision; Wire / Flint Fire). Also new quick-jump section for poetry written in each year.|
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|11th October 2002||
3 new poems by SH (Test of Faith; Protein
Police; Sculpting Work).
Also 15 new poems concluding collection, Creation Myth: (Fulfilment;
Reflection of Power; Damply
Invisible; Preventing Atrophy; Bifurcated Man;
Place; Retrieval; Mossie fest killing;
Builder; The Tunnel; Half Life;
A Dream of Loss; Singing; Into;
Warning - these
poems contain imagery that may be disturbing. Also 4 older poems: (Cut
The Ambience; Essence; Me
and My Odour; What Am I?).
1 older prose by SH (Intoxication [warning - explicit & disturbing]).
New Links: Association of Small Press Poets, Dream Catcher magazine.
|13th August 2002||
All authors in classic section now have links to Amazon UK.
3 new poems by SH (Baud Thought; Faux Abuse; Tick). Also 15 new poems from WIP Creation Myth: (Fishy; Underachiever; Creativity; Defences Down; Silent Scapegoat; Regret; Hatchings; Stray Seeds; Pipped; Family Entertainment; Backsurge; Murmerings; Edging; Raspberry Jelly; Quiet). Warning - these poems include material of a sexual nature. Also 4 older poems: (Don't Stagnate; Internet Usage; Revelation; Two Together).
Links section includes Shropshire Myths - relating to the ancient Roman city of Uricon.
|3rd July 2002||
2 classic poems - Roald Dahl (A
Little Nut-Tree), Lewis Carroll (The
Mock Turtle's Song).
16 new poems by SH (A Keeper; Anchovy Illness; Bitty; Cast; Continuance; Lily Falls; Not Ninevah; Opera; Pass; Rollercoaster; Sleep children, sleep; Teeterer; Thanking Harry the Potter; To Tree through tired eyes; Verse, Be Better; War Wounds).
Colleges / Festivals added to Links section with Poetry Otherwise at Emerson College, Essex Poetry Festival, Camelford Festival and Indian King Arts Centre. Competitions added: Essex Poetry Festival, London Writers Competition. Poetry Magazines: Mslexia. Link on web sites to the invaluable Poetry Kit.
|11th June 2002||
2 classic poems - Lewis Carroll (Jabberwocky),
Chidiock Tichborne (My
Prime of Youth is but a Frost of Cares).
10 new poems by SH (Alphabetti; Condensed; Doggerel Day; Embolism; It is 8:15 am; Jealousy; Little Pilgrims Strong; Silent Beauty; Slate; While You Were Gone).
New Web Concepts section incorporating the What? theme introduction/contents, and the Amazing Potato Plug mock-product.
New section under links for advertisements - Amazon.co.uk only at present, showing books about writing poetry and fiction. Have also started to include unobtrusive links from classic poetry pages on books by each poem's author.
|3rd May 2002||
4 classic poems - Elizabeth Barrett Browning (How
Do I Love Thee?), Thomas Hardy (Shut
Out that Moon), Charles Kingsley (Young
and Old), Andrew Marvell (The
Definition of Love).
14 new Poems by SH (Birthday Surprise; Bowled Over, Connectives; Dreamers; Meditation, Derailed; Gifts from Kings; Grandma Spider; Life Plan; Single Thinking; Synchronization; Traffic; Transference; Truant; Weight Loss Can Be Fun). 2 older Poems by SH (Introduction to Separation; Mythical Man-Beast).
1 prose by SH (The Flower).
WebRing links added to Links section. Also Competition Links to Poetry London, The Davoren Hanna Poetry Competition, Poets Anonymous' Poetry Plus 7 Competition and the Bridport Prize. Added Magazines / Reviews section (Poetry London first on list!).
|8th April 2002||
New section: Links; Publications &
Competitions. Details of 2002 Northampton Literature Group Open
4 classic poems - Anon (Footprints), Philip Larkin (An Arundel Tomb), John Sewell (The Apple Garden), Hal Summers (My Old Cat).
Completed classic text - Tao Te Ching by Lao-tzu - chapters 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80 and 81 of 81. Also random link facility - sort of like "wisdom of the day".
2 new poems by SH (A Light Disturbance; Change), 1 older poem by SH (A Brief Reconciliation of Attitudes). Also fun link to Dialectizer to turn poems into "Jive".
1 prose by SH: (B*****d PeoplePerson from Hell - On Connecting with Customers).
|1st March 2002||
7 classic poems - William Blake (The
Voice of the Ancient Bard; The
Shepherd), Harry Graham (Providence),
Thomas Hardy (The
Darkling Thrush), William James Linton (Spring
and Autumn), Oscar Wilde (Requiescat),
W B Yeats (When You Are Old).
Continued classic text - Tao Te Ching by Lao-tzu - chapters 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, and 60 of 81.
11 poems by SH (Afloat; Al'n'Sal'n'God; Awake in a daze; Blue Card; De Moivre; Give Peace a Glance; Goal Shifts; Lightness of Burdening Load; My Valentine; Night Cures All; Programmed End; Snow in the City).
1 prose by SH: (Light Dapples). Added link to B*****d Operator From Hell series to BPFH contents page.
Lucky dip links added to Contents page for Classic & Simon's poetry. Separate link pages for these now, to bring down page load times.
|1st February 2002||7 classic poems - W.H. Auden (Carry
Her Over the Water; Funeral
Blues; Johnny; Warm
are the Still and Lucky Miles), Wendy Cope (Engineer's
Up Smoking; Message).
Continued classic text - Tao Te Ching by Lao-tzu - chapters 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, and 50 of 81.
10 poems by SH (Adjacent Moments; Bourbon Biscuits; Clear in Confusion; Confusion in Clear; Fair Maiden; Movement; Personal World; Refreshing Archetypes; Shrine; Veiled).
2 prose by SH: (Sand Dunes; B*****d PeoplePerson from Hell - On Becoming Educated).
Also added visitor counters to key pages.
|11th January 2002||1 Song Lyric - Chuck Berry (Memphis,
3 classic poems - Elizabeth Bishop (The Fish), Conrad Hilberry (Tongue), Jean Toomer (Reapers).
11 poems by SH (A Cynical Step, A Passing of Wisdom, Mistake, Degrees, Hand of God, Inspiration, Rigid Movement, Stuck in Freedom, Sufficiency, This Meal Must End, To All).
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|6th December 2001||6 classic poems - Seamus Heaney (The
Barn; The Early
Purges), Philip Larkin (This
Be The Verse), Sylvia Plath (Cut),
Alexander Pope (A
Little Learning), William Wordsworth (Daffodils).
Continued classic text - Tao Te Ching by Lao-tzu - chapters 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, and 40 of 81.
2 poems by Pat (Pome to Lisa; The Bee).
9 poems by SH (Firework Light; Shadowplay, Shutters; Apple Tree; First Job; Laughter & Sobriety; Casual Disregard, In a Name; We're all proles now).
2 prose by SH: (Bookmark, B*****d PeoplePerson from Hell - On Financial Requirements ).
|4th November 2001||5 classic poems - William Blake (Jerusalem,
The Sick Rose, The
Tiger), Roger McGough (Let
me die a youngman's death), T.S. Eliot (Prelude).
Continued classic text - Tao Te Ching by Lao-tzu - chapters 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30 of 81.
Easy site index added to classic poetry pages.
6 poems by SH (You are to blame; Social Animal; Forever Falling; Spiral Reprisal, Natural Balance; Artfully green).
2 prose by SH: Going Home, B*****d PeoplePerson from Hell - On Budgetary Constraints).
|7th October 2001||8 classic poems - Thomas Gray (Elegy
- Written in a Country Churchyard), Robert Herrick (To
Anthea Who may Command him Anything, 'Gather
ye rose buds...'), Matthew Arnold (Requiescat),
Robert Browning (Meeting
at Night), Jenny Joseph (Warning),
Mary Schmich (Sunscreen),
Glen Thomas (Tomorrow's
Continued classic text - Tao Te Ching by Lao-tzu - chapters 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 of 81.
5 poems by SH (Grey revelation; A dull sun still burns the eyes; Angelpoise; Hell; I met the Queen).
1 prose by SH (Mother & Son).
Reversed chronology of Simon/Pat's work to show most recent first. Easy site index added to top of each page.
|2nd September 2001||5 classic poems - Elizabeth Jennings (Rhyme
for Children), Mervyn Peake (An
old and crumbling parapet), Ralph Hodgson (The
Great Auk's Ghost), Alfred, Lord Tennyson (Ring
Out, Wild Bells), Thomas Gray (On the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes)
1 song lyric - Tom Waits (Martha).
Continued classic text - Tao Te Ching by Lao-tzu - chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of 81.
7 poems by SH (A Typical Ethiopian Boy; Hiroshima; Calm & Chaos; Eulogy for Mendip Twister; Snapshots; Father Be Brave; Coffee Anybody?).
2 Prose by SH (Evaluation of Time; Donald's Mischief [warning - explicit & disturbing]).
|5th August 2001||8 classic poems - D.H. Lawrence (Piano),
Edward Thomas (Aspens),
Harry Graham (L'Enfant
GlacÚ with illustration), John Masefield (Sea
Fever); incl. four New Zealand Poems: A R D Fairburn (I'm
Older Than You, Please Listen; Tapu),
Charles Spear (Audrey),
Denis Glover (The
Start of classic text - Tao Te Ching by Lao-tzu - chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 of 81.
5 Poems by SH (Entropy; Empty Bench; Culture Damning; Back-To-Back in Tintagel; Surf; Sandbag or Sheep).
1 Prose by SH (Colour Co-Ordination).
SH: Work-In-Progress of fantasy work: Second draft of chapter 1 completed, chapter 2 started. First draft still available for comparison.
|5th July 2001||2 classic poems - Rupert Brooke (The
Soldier), Emily Dickinson (Because
I could not stop for Death).
New Prose section by SH - 3 items (New Beginnings, A Gift For Joseph and 1st part of new series: B*****d PeoplePerson from Hell - On Why Payrises are good).
4 poems by SH (Spider dies or not; What the future holds; Walk Wide, Pigeon Flap).
|27th May 2001||2 classic poems - Gerald Massey (Desolate),
Kahlil Gibran - (The
4 poems by SH (Floating Dissolution; The content of a film is subjective, surely; Changes by itself; The Perfect Poem)
|29th April 2001||2 Classic poems - William Butler Yeats (Down
By The Salley Gardens), John Masefield (Cargoes).
3 poems by SH (Ode to MaxPax, Marriage of Inconvenience, Blooms)
|25th March 2001||New Competition page - Northampton Literature Group 2001 Open Poetry Competition.|
|25th February 2001||3 Classic poems - Christina Rossetti (Echo),
John Clare (Hesperus),
Harry Graham (Tender-Heartedness)
5 poems by SH (The Task Eater; Affair, My Friends, My Countrymen, My Warts; Trickles; She Huddled In Hope)
SH Story Work-In-Progress (Chapter One Draft).
|29th August 1999||3 poems by SH (Flutterby;
A Loving Outstretched
Hand; On War...)
2 poems by PC (Even monkeys fall from trees; Forty Not Out (YET!))
2 Classic poems - A E Houseman (On Wenlock Edge), Hilaire Belloc (Henry King)
|13th August 1999||Web site release, with:
2 poems by SH (Busy week, Sorry; Church of the latter-day rent).
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