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Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 5:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When is a Weightless Poet not a Weightless Poet?
Haenlomal (Haenlomal)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 5:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When the poet weighs 300+ lbs?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 5:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When the poet weighs 300+ lbs? Absolutely! (But not the solution, of course) :-)
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 5:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When he's held down by his levity?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 5:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When he's held down by his levity? Absolutely! (But not the solution, of course) :-)
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 5:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When he's Ezra Pound?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 6:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

And they get even better...

When he's Ezra Pound? Absolutely! (But not the solution, of course) :-)


Bonus points awarded to all three suggestions so far
Lynne (Lynne)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 6:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When she's Nancy Stone?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 6:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When the weightless poets other pursuits are not so weightless?
Lynne (Lynne)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 6:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

For those unfamiliar with our quaint British terms, Nancy's worth 14 Ezras. :)
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 6:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When she's Nancy Stone? No but 14 bonus points!

When the weightless poets other pursuits are not so weightless? No, but the imagination boggles!
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 6:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I suppose someone had better ask a real question - is any particular poet relevant to this puzzle? any particular genre of poetry (other than "weightless")?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 7:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I suppose someone had better ask a real question Good idea
Is any particular poet relevant to this puzzle? Yes
any particular genre of poetry (other than "weightless")? No i.e. we are dealing with weightless poetry
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 7:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Any relevance to the way that so many English/Literature teachers insist on finding deep significance and symbolism in everything?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 7:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Any relevance to the way that so many English/Literature teachers insist on finding deep significance and symbolism in everything? No but that's an observation that we share!
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 8:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this poet English? (not Chesterton, I hope) American? In what century/ies did he write?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 8:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

In light of the questions and answers below, bear in mind that this is a weightless lateral puzzle.

Is this poet English? The poet would seem to be anon, although ..
(not Chesterton, I hope) Rest assured
American? No
In what century/ies did he write? 21st
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 9:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Has any of his work recently been mentioned on the LTPF?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 9:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Has any of his work recently been mentioned on the LTPF? Indeed!
Lynne (Lynne)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 9:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Shuttleworth?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 9:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

How many stones is a shuttle worth?

Your work? Mine? Something I have quoted? Is the idea simply that Anon is a weightless poet?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 9:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Shuttleworth? A logical guess but no

Your work? Yes
Mine? Something I have quoted?
Is the idea simply that Anon is a weightless poet? Appears to be - yes, but ..