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Why someone else can explain your wisdom better than you

Generally speaking I’m not a big fan of poetry, but regardless the following will be read at my wedding, “She walks in beauty, like the night / Of cloudless climes and starry skies; / And all that’s best of dark and bright / Meet in her aspect and her eyes, / Thus mellowed to that tender light / Which heaven to gaudy day denies/ One shade the more, one ray the less, / Had half impaired the nameless grace / Which waves in every raven tress, / Or softly lightens o’er her face; / where thoughts serenely sweet express, / How pure, how dear their dwelling place. 788 more words

The Poetess - Inspired by Adah Isaacs Menken

From “The Poems of John H. Watson”
Reprinted by M. Vernet
The Missing Years 1883 – 1886

The Poetess

The divine actress of the Eighteen Sixties… 120 more words

Sherlock Holmes

Eating is Weird

by Sam Buntz

Eating is weird: you have a hole in your face, a kind of trash can (to paraphrase this pseudo-Buddhist manual I read once) into which you can place various objects. 608 more words

Dr. John Polidori and The Vampyre

Though Dracula and Lestat are far better known today, modern vampire literature owes a great deal to Polidori’s Lord Ruthven. The original article I wrote can be found… 821 more words

Stories And Book Excerpts

Lord Byron's nature poems

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar: 50 more words

Inspirational Quotes

Believe me I know how Byron felt when he had to flee England. I withdrew but this was not enough

Believe me I know how Byron felt when he had to flee England. “I withdrew but this was not enough. His writing continued to perpetuate the romantic myth that surrounded him. 134 more words