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Name Bill West
User Name crowspark
Specialism Fiction
Groups Flash Fiction   Flash Poetry   Poetry Seminar   Poetry Writers Group  
Location British Isles
Interests Poetry, micro fiction and flash fiction
Profile As a child Bill wrote stories in a tool-shed. Eventually he was let out. As a schoolboy he was told he had a remarkable talent. He still doesn`t know what they meant. As a teenager he wrote poetry and received encouragement from poet and writer, John Pudney. He studied English at Hull University.

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Bayeux Tapestry by crowspark Word Count: 57
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17 Dec 2023

Between the stars by crowspark Word Count: 91
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For our "moment" challenge 
10 May 2020

Bullingdon and bullies by crowspark Word Count: 75
2  Comments

Limerick 
22 Nov 2020

Carpe Diem by crowspark Word Count: 131
4  Comments

For Oonah's challenge 
16 May 2021

Circling in our secret dance by crowspark Word Count: 97
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For the journey challenge. I abandoned the sestina form as being so very difficult so here is an unrhymed villanelle instead. 
7 Jun 2023

Continental Drift by crowspark Word Count: 76
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28 Nov 2015

Dust by crowspark Word Count: 61
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Most of the words. 
24 Mar 2019

Endgame by crowspark Word Count: 112
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For Michael's challenge. 
24 Aug 2021

Epitaph by Merrit Malloy by crowspark Word Count: 136
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Not my poem, but a gift all the same. 
9 Sep 2023

Family Trees by crowspark Word Count: 102
10  Comments

Happy tale of family history which ended up disasterously 
30 Jul 2023

Feeling by crowspark Word Count: 67
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Last gasp entry for the challenge. 
7 May 2023

From Plynlimon to the Severn Sea by crowspark Word Count: 49
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This was written in appreciation of our longest river. There is a statue of Sabrina in the Dingle Park in Shrewsbury. Until Tudor times the Bristol Channel was known as the Severn Sea 
21 Apr 2024

Garden terrorist by crowspark Word Count: 61
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For Oonah's flower challenge 
5 Jul 2020

Gorse for courage by crowspark Word Count: 91
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For the word list aspect of Oonah's challenge but in keeping with February. 
11 Feb 2024

Gunpowder plot by crowspark Word Count: 240
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My November poem 
5 Dec 2021

House Call by crowspark Word Count: 49
8  Comments

For the 200 challenge 
3 May 2013

Lamas bread by crowspark Word Count: 110
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For the random word challenge. Some words have transformed slightly. 
30 Jul 2022

Librarians by crowspark Word Count: 115
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I loved working in Libraries. I discovered an American series in which Librarians are super-heroes! 
5 May 2019

On a dark night bleakly by crowspark Word Count: 83
0  Comments

For the dread challenge 
9 Oct 2022

Pockets Full by crowspark Word Count: 184
8  Comments

Very late entry for John's Faith Hope and Charity challenge 
16 Jan 2011

Sunbathers by crowspark Word Count: 80
4  Comments

For the glorious challenge! 
14 Aug 2022

Swansong by crowspark Word Count: 226
16  Comments

Hatch challenge 
6 Jan 2005

The Serpent and the Cup by crowspark Word Count: 727
18  Comments

Grotto flash challenge 
29 Dec 2004

The song of a bone by crowspark Word Count: 82
3  Comments

Fairy tale challenge 
7 Jan 2024

The Stormy Petrel aka Joseph Ray Hodgson 1829 - 1908 by crowspark Word Count: 123
3  Comments

My great, great grandfather 
11 Dec 2022

Thistledown by crowspark Word Count: 92
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My entry for the freedom day challenge 
25 Jul 2021

Too late! by crowspark Word Count: 149
2  Comments

 
13 May 2018

Uncle Oxenhead by crowspark Word Count: 82
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An old poem of mine 
26 Jul 2020

Weave Words by crowspark Word Count: 43
3  Comments

My entry for Oonah's challenge 
21 Jun 2014



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