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    • colinw
    • By colinw 21st May 17, 1:45 PM
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    A-Z of Poets
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    • 21st May 17, 1:45 PM
    A-Z of Poets 21st May 17 at 1:45 PM
    Here is a one you gamesters will love

    Aristotle
    Last edited by colinw; 03-06-2017 at 2:43 PM.
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 8th Jul 17, 2:18 PM
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    Ha ha love that one!
    Originally posted by colinw
    Good, isn't it!

    I did a bit of Pope at school, but we never did that one!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 8th Jul 17, 5:58 PM
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    Hey, haven't we already had Wilfred Owen?
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 8th Jul 17, 7:34 PM
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    Hey, haven't we already had Wilfred Owen?
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    I was going to post Ovid but couldn't find a short enough poem..... he's an epic poet.

    Owen could be an honorary Ovid!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 31st Jul 17, 4:19 PM
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    I know it is not S but it was 100 years since the battle of Passchendaele yesterday........

    Memorial Tablet

    Siegfried Sassoon

    Squire nagged and bullied till I went to fight
    (Under Lord Derby’s scheme). I died in hell—!
    (They called it Passchendaele); my wound was slight,
    And I was hobbling back, and then a shell
    Burst slick upon the duck-boards; so I fell
    Into the bottomless mud, and lost the light.

    In sermon-time, while Squire is in his pew,
    He gives my gilded name a thoughtful stare;
    For though low down upon the list, I’m there:
    “In proud and glorious memory”—!that’s my due.
    Two bleeding years I fought in France for Squire;
    I suffered anguish that he’s never guessed;
    Once I came home on leave; and then went west.
    What greater glory could a man desire?

    and read by David Suchet

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-40745507/i-d
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