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A link to 'A Dancer to God.' One may read a sample here.

https://www.overdrive.com/media/860648/a-dancer-to-god

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On Saturday, April 30, 2016, David Boyd <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Tangentially flying off, am reminded of the alternative meanings given to
> orders of chivalry / decorations handed out by Britain to their diplomats =
> the Order of St Michael and St George. These progress according to
> seniority from
>
> Commander - CMG or ' Call Me Godly
>
> Knight Commander - KCMG or 'Kindly Call Me Godly'
>
> Grand Cross Commander -  GCMG* or 'God Calls Me Godly'
>
> * usually only the Head of the British Diplomatic Service gets to be
> a GCMG
>
> On 1 May 2016 at 00:25, David Boyd <[log in to unmask]
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
>
>> Book title rather than poem but surely not at all the worse for that??
>>
>> 'A Dancer to God'
>>
>> On 30 April 2016 at 23:09, [log in to unmask]
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);> <
>> [log in to unmask]
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> My usual question:  can anyone direct us to a poem or stanza by Hughes
>>> worth remembering or rereading?  We seem to have a lot of biographical data
>>> but not that much poetry.
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>> On Apr 30, 2016, at 4:51 PM, David Boyd <[log in to unmask]
>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Very sure I've mentioned this before, but will again: Ted Hughes' mother
>>> was a direct descendant of Nicholas Ferrar, he of Little Gidding and
>>> presumably after whom TH's late son  who also took his own life (R very
>>> much IP) was named
>>>
>>> Grown-up Frieda H of course recently fell out bigtime with Sir Jonathan
>>> Bate over that biography.
>>>
>>> Dr Ann Skea in Australia keeps matters Ted Hughes on fast academic boil -
>>> http://ann.skea.com/index.html
>>>
>>>
>>> On 30 April 2016 at 17:41, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]
>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> “I hold a beast, an angel, and a madman in me, and my enquiry is as to
>>>> their working, and my problem is their subjugation and victory, down throw
>>>> and upheaval, and my effort is their self-expression.” ― Dylan Thomas
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Saturday, April 30, 2016, Ken Armstrong <[log in to unmask]
>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Can you post it, CR?
>>>>>
>>>>> On 4/30/2016 11:38 AM, Chanan Mittal wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> at random
>>>>>
>>>>> A quote from Dylan Thomas which resonates rather acutely vis-a-vis
>>>>> Eliot
>>>>>
>>>>> https://www.pinterest.com/pin/285697170086278302/
>>>>>
>>>>> CR
>>>>>
>>>>> On Saturday, April 30, 2016, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Another link
>>>>>>
>>>>>> https://www.pinterest.com/pin/235594624231272181/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> CR
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Saturday, April 30, 2016, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Someone shared it at the Facebook today.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes and baby Frieda, Primrose Hill, 1960
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> But then Google got me to this and others at the following link.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> https://www.google.com/search?sclient=tablet-gws&site=&source=hp&q=pictures+Sylvia+Plath%2C+Ted+Hughes+and+baby+Frieda%2C+Primrose+Hill%2C+1960+&oq=pictures+Sylvia+Plath%2C+Ted+Hughes+and+baby+Frieda%2C+Primrose+Hill%2C+1960+&gs_l=tablet-gws.3...3966419.3971149.0.3972194.11.11.0.0.0.0.396.1940.0j9j0j2.11.0....0...1.1j2.64.tablet-gws..0.9.1385.0..0j35i39j0i3j0i20j0i131.2TFSbhvObJY#imgrc=xJVGATILNwOGnM%3A
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> CR
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>
>>
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