Letters: Poets who borrow

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Sir: I was interested to read that the poet Jennifer Lewis considers her "ferlew" to be an innovation.

As clever as her "In Case of Fire" is, I must say that when Harry Belafonte sang "There's a Hole in my Bucket" he didn't for a moment imagine that he'd invented the "rybel".

J E HAYDOCK

Sundridge, Kent

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