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Post by bjondon » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:13 pm

Am I the last PG-er to catch on to this site?
Doors close Oct 31 … a Samhain to remember!
It's a great site inviting all-comers to 'pin' their poems to a map of these fair isles. Inspired by early 17th century dude Michael Drayton's 'Poly- Olbion' epic, it's self-selecting (you'll find both suet and silver sixpences here) and in my view under-subscribed.
They plan a spin-off anthology so you might even get in print.
How many PG-ers can you spot? I only found one! (apart from me of course . . . I've 'poem-bombed' the American Ambassador's Residence in Regent's Park).
Armitage kicked it off, get your timing right and you could probably stick the final pin.


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Post by Pauline » Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:37 pm

bjondon wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:13 pm
Am I the last PG-er to catch on to this site?
Hi Jules. That may be me. :wink:
Thanks for the link.
I've just dropped mine in half an hour ago. :)

Some great stuff posted there.
In my rush, I posted a random poem.
I thought it was about poets from all areas posting their poem of choice.
I then went on to read several others posted, to discover they were mainly about the place they lived.
Oh. The penny dropped a little too late for me.
Ok. I guess mine wont be appearing on the map. :lol:

I was waiting for an e-mail to say Sorry, but the content of your poem is not suitable

Anyway, to my surprise, I dandered on over there a short while ago to see it settled in my chosen spot.
How lovely. :D

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Post by Antcliff » Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:41 pm

I'll be in the anthology
We fray into the future, rarely wrought
Save in the tapestries of afterthought.
Richard Wilbur

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