Month: November 2014

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

The Year in Poetry

I’ve had a rich and varied year which has gone from the glorious to the tempestuous and all shades in between, and one of the things that has gone by the board is my intention to write reviews of the many brilliant new books of poetry I’ve been privileged to see launched this year. But…
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November 26, 2014 0

The Adventure in Progress

For the next four months or so, the territory of rain is going to look like this. There are still leaves clinging to very sheltered trees, but not so many now. Teal, merganser and goldeneye are back on the river, and the sparrows are very quick to notice when I fill up the bird feeder.…
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November 17, 2014 0


Over the years I’ve blogged a few times about war. I’ve even written a couple of war poems. You can find one here, a true story from my childhood about a neighbour who served in the first world war. Another poem, Hugh’s Farewell to Arms is about a friend who served in the second world…
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November 11, 2014 0