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How and why I write poetry: Anthony Thwaite OBE explains his quixotic working processes

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The Bonfire — Thwaite’s great poem about #fire #inspiration #threat #hunger #Gehenna

Day by day, day after day, we fed it With straw, mown grass, shavings, shaken weeds, The huge flat leaves of umbrella plants, old spoil Left by the builders, combustible; yet it Coughed fitfully at the touch of a match, … Continue reading

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