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Recalling Freshmen Year

I’m sitting in the library trying to concentrate on an elaborate Alexander Pope poem when I hear the furious clicking of keyboard keys. I slightly turn my head to the left and see a younger-looking girl sitting at the table next to me. 707 more words

People

These Hopeful Times

This time we live in is the so-called end time, some say. That notwithstanding,
it’s not the end yet; so long as there’s hope, there’s time; both are a-wasting. 74 more words

Peace And Prosperity

U A Fanthorpe's Favourite Poetry Sayings:

U A Fanthorpe’s Favourite Poetry Sayings:

“I should define a good poem as one that makes complete sense; and says all it has to say memorably and economically. 85 more words

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Portions of a Spartan's & a Sunspot's Open Correspondence (1 of 2?): The Ill-fated Hard-To-Name Involvement That Once Was At Least A Hint Of Something, That Now & Forevermore Is No More

This is an avant-garde memory-scrapbook post, and is not polished because of it. It is more for me than anyone else. If it is well-received, which is not likely, I will write the sequel, eventually. 1,786 more words

Longwood Gardens: Chrysanthemum-Burst

Last Sunday, sunshine beckoned, and we followed. It was a “cool-blue-gold” autumn day, ideal for a turn through Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. The Chrysanthemum Festival is a no-miss November event. 368 more words

Places

Hurrah! I get to see the menu! (BSECS 2015)

Yes I am actually salivating.  The mere existence of a menu, regardless of its contents, was enough to set the juices flowing at the back of my mouth.   525 more words

An Essay on Man

Here we analyze an excerpt from An Essay on Man by Alexander Pope published in 1734. He is said to be expressing philosophy in a rational way to convince man of God’s will or intention. 531 more words

Self Improvement