Snakeskin (3 short poems)

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Snakeskin (3 short poems)

Post by Firebird » Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:13 pm

Hi All,

Pleased to have three poems appearing in October’s edition of Snakeskin.

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Tristan

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Re: Snakeskin (3 short poems)

Post by Macavity » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:25 pm

Well done again Tristan. I remember the first one, though I think it had a different title. Either way good writes.

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Re: Snakeskin (3 short poems)

Post by David » Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:37 pm

Well done Tristan. I like "Cookers and eaters". Great title.

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Re: Snakeskin (3 short poems)

Post by Firebird » Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:31 am

Thanks David. Glad you enjoyed ‘Cookers and eaters’. It was inspired by Book 1 of Milton’s Paradise Lost.

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Re: Snakeskin (3 short poems)

Post by David » Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:55 pm

Firebird wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:31 am
Thanks David. Glad you enjoyed ‘Cookers and eaters’. It was inspired by Book 1 of Milton’s Paradise Lost.
I did not get that! Still not sure I get it, really. Had you just been teaching PL?

Very clever anyway.

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Re: Snakeskin (3 short poems)

Post by Firebird » Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:46 pm

Hi David,

No, I hadn't been teaching PL or reading it recently but the image in Book 1 of Satan addressing his band of fallen angels has always stayed with me.

The cookers and eaters (evil apples) in the staffroom took my mind to the fall of man, and subsequently Milton’s image in book 1 of PL, and that’s how the poem arose. I know, it’s weird.

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Tristan

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