Monthly Archives: September 2011

Featured poet | F J (John) Williams

John Williams John was born in Liverpool in 1951 , studied English at Durham University with postgraduate work at Manchester and Newcastle. He has worked in schools, colleges, a prison – where he taught literacy – and at the University … Continue reading

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Latest Poems | September/October 2011

Here’s a selection of poems from the Stoke Stanza session at The Leopard on Tuesday 27th September. Most were read and discussed on the night but some have been submitted since. Enjoy. And if you like what you read why … Continue reading

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August’s Featured Poet

Peter Branson is The Leopard’s featured poet for August 2011. Wedgwood, Arnold Bennett, Clarice Cliff, John Wain, But all I knew as I grew up Was dirt an’ smoke an’ rain. From The Accidental Tourist. A former teacher and lecturer, … Continue reading

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August poems

Here are some poems from the August Stoke Stanza at The Leopard, 16 August 2011. All poems remain the copyright of the authors and must not be reproduced without prior permission. THE BLOOD EAGLE Thanks to The Observer Book of … Continue reading

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