In a message dated 01/04/2008 17:40:11 GMT Daylight Time,  
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The  discussion about legal use of quotations is timely since the   
listserv has received a stern letter from the estate informing us  that  
not only quoting lines from the poetry but also the titles of  poems  
must cease.

We are seeking clarification from the  estate as to why referring to  
titles does not in its view constitute  fair use. They apparently feel  
that even the briefest quotation of  poetry needs permission from the  
estate and the payment of  fees.

Until we settle the issue, please refer to poems only in  abbreviated  
form. For example, T** W*** L*** or P******K.

T.  Materer
List Owner

Possibly the dictum implicit in the landmark case of Arkell v  Pressdram 
ought to be robustly emphasized here. ;-)