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he’s only a rhymester

“—Tennyson a poet! Why, he’s only a rhymester!”

— James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man


James Joyce ~ There are sins

There are sins or (let us call them as the world calls them) evil memories which are hidden away by man in the darkest places of the heart but they abide there and wait. 130 more words

James Joyce

an emerald trail of seaweed

“A girl stood before him in midstream, alone and still, gazing out to sea. She seemed like one whom magic had changed into the likeness of a strange and beautiful seabird. 119 more words


Christmas Is A Time to Read-Joyce: Counterparts


THE bell rang furiously and, when Miss Parker went to the tube, a furious voice called out in a piercing North of Ireland accent: 4,212 more words


2014 Year in Reading


Ulysses – James Joyce

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man – James Joyce

Dubliners – James Joyce

Moby-Dick by Herman Melville… 124 more words

I skipped school

Or, I stayed home due to the amount of homework and studying I need to accomplish. Yes, I know, bad child, do not do that, blah blah blah, but sometimes taking a day to gather oneself is completely necessary. 275 more words

Riddle Me This Literature

People  are familiar with the Sphinx’s riddle “which creature has one voice and yet becomes four-footed and two-footed and three-footed”  but are probably less familiar with a second riddle accredited to her. 370 more words