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Pigeon Fanciers – some general notes

In many ways this poem is a nostalgic investigation of a culture that has been largely lost. The difficulty with pigeon fanciers was the avoidance of cliche and sentimentality.Pigeon Fanciers is a piece of creative writing. I know no pigeon … Continue reading

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Pigeon Fanciers

Pigeon Fanciers They call them pigeonFanciers, Which is worrying, Not pigeon breeders,Or pigeon racers,Or tired old menIn flat caps,Exhausted as a wrung-out Rainy weekend, And these same tired menRead the back pages Of the News of the WorldFor the sportAnd … Continue reading

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