Harry Wells Harry Wells
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Under the title please read 'snowdrops' for 'snowdropa'. I'v recently joined the site and don't know to get rid of the bold on the first verse.

Harry Wells Harry Wells
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That's odd - bold now gone.

Davide Castel Davide Castel
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Got to top of page 'About' which is next to Recommend. Click on that and you will be able to edit, click on edit, and down the page, you will be able to adjust.

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Bold only happens when you click on comments.

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Spring, an allegory of military conquest.


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Our snowdropa are at their best just now.


Forerunners peek first over the parapet
Scouts for an army hidden in the trenches,
Pathfinders, first footers, feeling out the terrain,
To confirm conditions before signalling the advance. 4 comments


Spear tips appear, white pennants of the advancing host,
The initial task force, the vanguard visiting every nook
For a foothold, a foxhole of security between the trees,
For snowdrops fearful of frost the deadly foe.


Aconites, yellow berets already over the top,
The shock troops of the occupying forces fill pockets
Of resisting soil and open opportunities for the rear guard
Of daffodils to trumpet the taking of the salient.


Now is the time for posses of primroses, ranks of tall tulips
Hyacinths, narcissus brazen in their colours,
Free from frost if fortune so favours, to celebrate
That for six sweet months the war with winter is over.


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