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Some tragic context to Dorothy Wordsworth's "Floating Island": or, "Lines addressed to my kind friend & medical attendant, Thomas Carr"

I was very pleased with the response to “Floating Island” by Dorothy Wordsworth. Apparently, the short post inspired at least one person to read more of her poetry, which I consider a success, however small. 472 more words

Poetry

"Floating Island" by Dorothy Wordsworth

I’m currently taking a class in literary movements called “Romantic Walks.” The class is designed to study various movements of romanticism across nations, but we’ve emphasized primarily the English Romantics. 898 more words

Poetry

November Updates

I’ve kept this blog for over a year now, and used it originally as an outlet to publish some paltry, angst-driven poetry that I’ve since (fortunately) removed, and replaced with poems I think are stronger and more compelling (whatever that actually means, dear reader, is for you to decide). 378 more words

Poetry

Fire Songs (David Harsent)

This review originally appeared on the website of Stride Magazine and I’m extremely grateful to them for posting it. 

Harsent’s tenth collection of poetry, Fire Songs… 673 more words

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The 7 Pillars of NaNoWriMo Wisdom, Part 5

The antepenultimate post of this series!

Get outside.

Everyday. I mean it. Like the mail carriers: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. 415 more words

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Get spooked this autumn!

There’s so much going at on Wordsworth House and Garden this October holiday that I hardly know where to begin. There are family trails, spooky storytelling sessions or kitchen activities every day. 324 more words

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