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Travel Yourself Interesting

Pictures from our workshop on travel poetry headed by Laila Sumpton. Join us next week sunday for another workshop with Simon and Raymond. Hope to see you there. 32 more words

Keats House


More than any other poet of late medieval Scotland, Gavin Douglas delighted in writing about the books he had read: the reputations of their authors, the errors he found in them, the opinions of their commentators, their great size, the lectern he placed them on, and the hailstones that fell outside as he read them. 785 more words

Rare Book Collection

Weary heart

My mind is spent
Thinking about possibilities
Constantly reeling
With our memories

My heart is weary
Waiting for you to love me
I wonder how long… 8 more words


"The Sunlight on the Garden" by Louis MacNeice

Louis MacNeice

(1907 – 1963)

Suggested by Susan Thompson

The sunlight on the garden

Hardens and grows cold,

We cannot cage the minute

Within its nets of gold; 23 more words



Beating beating drum in the heart of the circle
beat on me like a wave batting back the stones
to wash and dignify them with an art… 109 more words

Spilled Ink

New York city!(poem)

New York City ,
hold, now, just,hit it!

Transformation in the city
that ainĀ“t creation

and, that, is……..
some sensation

black, white, and then some… 31 more words

English Literature

A bird whose wing was broke

A bird whose wing was broke
Fell from grace to the ground below
And hopped with a hobbled hop
To my window sill
Where I saw him try to fly, 57 more words