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by ninian
Sat Jul 28, 2007 2:00 pm
Forum: Richard Taylor... Poet and Friend
Topic: Richard Taylor. . . Poet and Friend
Replies: 51
Views: 16025

My condolences to Richard Taylor's family and friends.
by ninian
Thu May 03, 2007 3:37 am
Forum: Funny Business
Topic: Oralpedism
Replies: 10
Views: 1674

great title ;)

how many of us have found ourselves in this position and felt so very very small....
by ninian
Tue May 01, 2007 2:56 pm
Forum: Instructions and How To:
Topic: Indentation
Replies: 13
Views: 5387

nekot wrote:Thanks for centering mine Heinzs.

Perhaps it didn't work for me because of Moz (like the indention code). Next time I'll try IE for the centering code.
centering works just fine in mozilla, i've used it myself on the ppages many times.
by ninian
Tue May 01, 2007 4:54 am
Forum: Instructions and How To:
Topic: Indentation
Replies: 13
Views: 5387

Berlie's method works well but if you use Firefox, as I do, you have to post the poem in Internet Explorer to get the alt 0169 to work. It displays correctly in Firefox, it just won't post the indentation if you post it in Firefox (make sense?) If you ever edit the poem you have to open it in IE as ...
by ninian
Sat Jan 27, 2007 11:48 am
Forum: Workshop/Critiques Wanted
Topic: Detached
Replies: 4
Views: 963

Re: Detached

heartstrong wrote:I'm just curious as to what you guys think of this. I have to hand it in to my possessed english teacher in a few weeks and I feel that I need a bit of guidance. Any thoughts or comments?
What's the purpose of the assignment? Knowing that would help when giving thoughts or comments.
by ninian
Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:52 am
Forum: Poet Laureate April 2006 - September 2006: Ninian
Topic: Poet Laureate Ninian: April 2006 - September 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 28076

<a name="#tennyson"> Lord Alfred Tennyson </a> <img border="0" align="left" src="http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/faces/tennyson_a_04.jpg" alt="Lord Alfred Tennyson" width="125" height="172">Tennyson is often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian Age in poetry, he succeeded Wordswo...
by ninian
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:37 pm
Forum: Poet Laureate April 2006 - September 2006: Ninian
Topic: Poet Laureate Ninian: April 2006 - September 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 28076

<a name="jaysie"><center> jaysie featured poet for the month of september 2006 </center></a> This month I'd like to feature a poet I've come to enjoy reading but about whom I know very little. Jaysie is a bit of an enigma on the ppages, slipping in quietly, whenever her schedule allows, and posting ...
by ninian
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:36 pm
Forum: Poet Laureate April 2006 - September 2006: Ninian
Topic: Poet Laureate Ninian: April 2006 - September 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 28076

<a name="mcgough"> Roger McGough </a> <img border="0" align="left" src="http://www.comedy-zone.net/images/people/comedians/mcgough-roger.jpg" alt="Roger McGough">Award-winning poet, playwright, broadcaster and children's author Roger McGough was born on 9 November 1937 in Liverpool, England. He was ...
by ninian
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:34 pm
Forum: Poet Laureate April 2006 - September 2006: Ninian
Topic: Poet Laureate Ninian: April 2006 - September 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 28076

<a name="heaney"> Seamus Heaney </a> <img border="0" align="left" src="http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1995/heaney.gif" alt="Seamus Heaney">Seamus Heaney was born in April 1939, the eldest member of a family which would eventually contain nine children. His father owned and w...
by ninian
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:32 pm
Forum: Poet Laureate April 2006 - September 2006: Ninian
Topic: Poet Laureate Ninian: April 2006 - September 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 28076

<a name="hunter"> Catherine Hunter </a> <img border="0" align="left" src="http://www.mbwriter.mb.ca/poetry/graphics/c_hunter.jpg" alt="Catherine Hunter">Catherine Hunter teaches English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Winnipeg. In addition to her three collections of poetry, Lun...
by ninian
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:29 pm
Forum: Poet Laureate April 2006 - September 2006: Ninian
Topic: Poet Laureate Ninian: April 2006 - September 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 28076

<a name="debab"><center> debab featured poet for the month of august 2006 </center></a> This month I'm featuring a long time ppages member (she joined in 2002!) who has a fair number of poems posted here but manages to slip in and post almost furtively. I've had the pleasure of reading several of he...
by ninian
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:27 pm
Forum: Poet Laureate April 2006 - September 2006: Ninian
Topic: Poet Laureate Ninian: April 2006 - September 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 28076

<a name="publish"> Four Ways to Publish Your Poetry </a> Published by John Hewitt There are four general options for publishing a collection of poetry: 1. Web Publishing 2. Subsidized Publishing 3. Self Publishing 4. Traditional Publishing Each method has its own benefits and detriments. For example...
by ninian
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:22 pm
Forum: Poet Laureate April 2006 - September 2006: Ninian
Topic: Poet Laureate Ninian: April 2006 - September 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 28076

<a name="reading"> What's on your bookshelf? </a> Ninian: Recently, I was having a discussion about poetry with a friend of mine and we were talking about the different poetry anthologies that each of us owns. It got me thinking that I'd love to know what the people here are reading, and I thought w...
by ninian
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:20 pm
Forum: Poet Laureate April 2006 - September 2006: Ninian
Topic: Poet Laureate Ninian: April 2006 - September 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 28076

<a name="tips"> Poetry Writing Tips </a> Published by John Hewitt Note: These are my personal poetic guidelines. I don’t guarantee they will work for everybody, and I will happily break the rules whenever I feel like it. There are even some contradictions. Take what you like and forget the rest. A p...
by ninian
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:17 pm
Forum: Poet Laureate April 2006 - September 2006: Ninian
Topic: Poet Laureate Ninian: April 2006 - September 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 28076

<a name="pomes"> Some Poems I'd Like to Share </a> Sometimes I will browse poetry anthologies and find one or two by a particular poet that I really enjoy and connect with. This week, rather than feature a poet, I'd like to share with you some of this poetry that appealed to me in one way or another...

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