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Just for a Handful – a Lipogram

Just for a Handful – a Lipogram, in which Browning damns Wordsworth for kowtowing to Victoria, to braid his brow with bardic bays.

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Classic Gallic Lipograms by Timothy Adès

A Parisian man with big hair and a parrot, a famous cult author, did this book La Disparition, a sort of whodunit which was also brought out in Britain in a rough but amusing translation as A Void. In La … Continue reading

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M Sweeney by Timothy Ades

eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee These jests never preceded ‘The Excellent Wessex Event’: they weren’t needed. Per: Messer M. SWEENEY LE CHEF DE CET ÉVÉNEMENT. * French Verse: . . . Sweeney entre les merles (See Mr T.S.E.’s “The Seven Septets.”) . . . … Continue reading

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The Excellent Wessex Event by Timothy Adès

Based on the 1967 Film ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ and a Betjeman Heroine Winner of the Flamingofeather Long Poem Prize, 2013, published in Long Poem Magazine, 2014, with an Apparatus Criticus: “… a breathtaking, single–vowelled tour de force: ‘She … Continue reading

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