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Offline JasonC

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Caving Poetry on Radio 4.
« on: April 29, 2018, 08:38:54 am »
... no, I couldn't believe it either.  But someone has indeed been poetically inspired - by Goatchurch.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09ztzl9

My favourite bit was after a respectful moment of silence followed an underground poetry reading, the presenter said "right, shall we go to the pub, then?"

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Re: Caving Poetry on Radio 4.
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2018, 10:39:07 am »
" There was a young man called Dave.
Who found a dead pro in a cave ----
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But think of the money he saved."
   

Oooo er missus.

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Re: Caving Poetry on Radio 4.
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2018, 12:43:29 pm »
There was a young man called Dave,
Who found a dead pro in a cave,
He thought I'll have that,
So took it with hat,
But left the old caver to his grave.



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Confucius say "War does not determine who is right, war determine who is left."

Offline Martin Laverty

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Re: Caving Poetry on Radio 4.
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2018, 02:29:21 pm »
Apparently Radio 3 got in an earlier plug for Sean Borodale's book in 'What Lies Beneath; Neanderthal Cave Art to Fatbergs' -
https://www.acast.com/artsandideas/free-thinking-francis-pryor-sean-borodale-prehisto

And the cover picture for 'Asylum' -
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Asylum-Sean-Borodale/dp/1911214020 - Wezzit?



Offline JasonC

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Re: Caving Poetry on Radio 4.
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2018, 07:23:12 pm »
" There was a young man called Dave.
Who found a dead pro in a cave ----
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But think of the money he saved."
   

Oooo er missus.


- and here's me trying to raise the tone of the forum with a bit of culture.  Tch!

Offline mikem

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Re: Caving Poetry on Radio 4.
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2018, 09:32:20 am »
Down into st Cuthbert's swallet:
https://muse.jhu.edu/article/580095

Mike

Offline The Old Ruminator

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Re: Caving Poetry on Radio 4.
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2018, 07:36:43 pm »
" There was a young man called Dave.
Who found a dead pro in a cave ----
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But think of the money he saved."
   

Oooo er missus.


- and here's me trying to raise the tone of the forum with a bit of culture.  Tch!

No chance ---- :lol:

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Re: Caving Poetry on Radio 4.
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2018, 12:43:51 am »
There was an old caver called Dave
Took his Roy Fellows lamp to the grave,
Where the Devil cried, "No!
Up to Heaven you go!
That light is too bright for my cave!"
"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"

Offline The Old Ruminator

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Re: Caving Poetry on Radio 4.
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2018, 08:20:06 am »
We should have a forum poetry competition.