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Because we are never where we want to be

Hardly do I find myself appreciating where I am in life. There is always something to be had, something to be done and something to be spent. 410 more words

Life

Episode 113: Sarah Grieve!

Episode 113 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature, is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. 49 more words

Episode

5 Relatable Poems

After reading about ‘The Scourge of “Relatability” in a recent New Yorker piece, I was wary to put the word ‘relatable’ in the title of this post BUT I still think there is an argument for wanting to read/watch/hear someone that reaches us on a personal level. 90 more words

CULTURE

little exercise :: elizabeth bishop

for Thomas Edwards Wanning

Think of the storm roaming the sky uneasily
like a dog looking for a place to sleep in,
listen to it growling. 135 more words

Poems

One Art

BY ELIZABETH BISHOP

The art of losing isn’t hard to master;

so many things seem filled with the intent

to be lost that their loss is no disaster.

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Love

The Art of Losing

The art of losing isn’t hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent
to be lost that their loss is no disaster, 543 more words

Reading

The Art of Boozing

Arriving back in Adelaide Saturday before last, having flown for nearly 24 hours, what I should have done is have a quiet week: give myself time to get over the jet lag and the exertions of a month of socialising with friends and family in Ireland and England. 408 more words

Poetry