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On Bank Holidays and blue arsed flies

And so the holiday known as Easter hove into view and it was most welcome indeed. Now I don’t know about you Dear Reader, but I suspect that most normal people regard the words ‘bank’ and ‘holiday’ as a time for kicking back and taking things easy. 663 more words

Life, The Universe And Everything...

'The Lotos-Eaters and Choric Song' Analysis

Hi! Sorry for the wait, let’s get going, ¬†here’s where you can read the poem.

This is my analysis for ‘The Lotos-Eaters and Choric Song’. 931 more words


"Tennyson Was Here", Louth, 15/04/14.

After completely ignoring this plaque for at least eight years, I noticed it today and was astonished. How could I have missed it? Only last month I was in this very shop, which is a Oxfam charity shop in its current incarnation, browsing through the second hand books and buying a copy of “The Red Badge of Courage” by Stephen Crane. 48 more words

...mr tennyson, may we have a word?...

…where have all the flowers¬†poems gone…

So what we have is the corporate media serving as buglers to teach the demonic Vladmir Putin, the new ‘Hitler’, a lesson, to teach him who really won WW II (after all what is Hollywood for?). 661 more words


National Poetry Month

The Oak by Alfred Lord Tennyson

Live thy Life,
Young and old,
Like yon oak,
Bright in spring,
Living gold;

Then; and then
Autumn-changed… 21 more words


Break, Break, Break

Break, break, break on thy cold grey stones, o sea by Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr, (via wikicommons) the title inspired by Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem - 116 more words