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Nominate features!

Post by Ros » Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:11 pm

Add your feature nominations here - we'll leave this thread here and clear it down occasionally - just add new suggestions at the end. Features will then appear in our new Current Features forum under the 'Features' section before being moved after a couple of weeks to the archive (not visible to non-registered), so that people can submit them to magazines.

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Post by k-j » Mon Jan 06, 2014 7:54 pm

Nominate Seth's "Consommé à l'Impériale" in the Found section.
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Post by Jackie » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:37 pm

"Consommé à l'Impériale" is very powerful and I, too, would like to see it nominated.

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Post by David » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:40 pm

Thirded!

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Post by Antcliff » Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:46 pm

Thanks people!
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Post by Elphin » Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:37 pm

How about Luke's Meaning of Memory?

I think it has an engaging wistful metre that suits the subject, arresting images and wide appeal.

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Post by 1lankest » Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:43 pm

Nominate David's Island Time. Just love this one: a great post festivities hang-over cure!

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Post by bodkin » Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:34 pm

I second both of those (I can do that, can't I? I threw a double six...)
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Post by bodkin » Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:38 pm

And I'm playing my joker... I nominate: The Wreck of the San Juan de Sicilia, Tobermory Bay by Seth
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Post by bodkin » Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:01 pm

And also Geoff's Wordsmith...

...am I the only one here?
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Post by Antcliff » Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:37 pm

Runners and riders....



*ta for the joke card!
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Post by 1lankest » Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:29 pm

Notwithstanding technical differences, I nominate Seth's 'The Singing Fish' for its delicate rendering of a rather heavy, abstract idea.
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Post by David » Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:22 pm

I second Luke's memory poem as well. Or has it already been featured?

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Post by Antcliff » Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:02 pm

The people have spoken..Ian, Elph, David....Luke's "Meaning of Memory" is in. I am with them.

Congratulations! If this were the mafia, this is the point where the "made man" music plays..

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Post by 1lankest » Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:13 am

Thanks all. Chuffed to bits.

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Post by Antcliff » Sun Jan 19, 2014 1:54 pm

I nominate the joint appearance of Mac, Ray, Shadwell in Message in a Bottle...surely a link to that notable edition should be featured?

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Post by bodkin » Mon Jan 20, 2014 1:01 pm

Antcliff wrote:I nominate the joint appearance of Mac, Ray, Shadwell in Message in a Bottle...surely a link to that notable edition should be featured?

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Post by Elphin » Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:02 pm

How about Sharon - Played Solitaire?

With a new title hopefully.

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Post by brianedwards » Mon Feb 17, 2014 3:25 am

This thread is very hard to follow, and it's only going to get worse over time. Wouldn't it make more sense to nominate poems on the actual thread?
Some poems mentioned above have received 3 noms but not been featured.

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Post by Antcliff » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:58 am

Some poems mentioned above have received 3 noms but not been featured.

I think that those with 3 have all been featured, but then (in accordance with the plan) moved from the public area to the new features archive in "Finishing Touch". When the new one arrives, the old one leaves public life.

I rather agree that over time this thread may be too long, though at the mo it is easy enough to glance at the recent noms.

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Post by Antcliff » Mon Feb 17, 2014 3:20 pm

Nominating Nash's recent poem
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Post by brianedwards » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:44 pm

We currently have Boards for Current Features, Archived Features, Experienced Featured Poems, Beginners Featured Poems and Features Archive. My head is spinning! :shock:
Nominating features on a single thread is a nightmare waiting to happen. I think poems should be nommed on their own thread for ease of tracking.
Also not sure when a poem should be nominated. It's one of the (many) problems with PoetryCircle that an editor can "pick" a poem at will and move it to the picks board. Surely this discourages workshopping the poem. Why should an "editor" decide when a poem is done? Shouldn't there be a point when the author decides a piece is "finished" and ready to be considered for features, just like we do when we send work off to publications?

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Post by 1lankest » Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:06 am

Nominate Ros'

'On the rim of the visible'

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Post by Ros » Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:37 am

Only current features and features archive are currently being updated, if you see what I mean.
I think we need to be careful about nomming things that could be improved - good though it is, I'm not sure Nash's poem is at optimum yet, and I know my 'On the rim of the visible' isn't (though thanks for the vote of confidence, Luke!)

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Post by Jackie » Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:58 pm

Shouldn't there be a point when the author decides a piece is "finished" and ready to be considered for features, just like we do when we send work off to publications?
Important, but how will you identify that point?

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