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READS OF THE YEAR 2014: A.C. Clarke

Thomas Travisano (ed.), Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell (2010)

A great book to dip into before settling down to write oneself. 133 more words


Half a Sin

Bells toll inside my head as I reach for my Alfred Lord Tennyson outfit. It’s Victorian black with matching cravat, mourning cape, matching hat. There’s even a beard, luxuriant and curling, that came with the costume, but I can’t find the whiskers anywhere. 1,087 more words


Flash Fiction: The Toad

I didn’t have a chance to work on some of my extended projects this weekend, but I did work on a new flash fiction piece, drawing on the following list of words for inspiration: 614 more words


"For the Union Dead"

Since the latest unrest in Ferguson, Missouri Robert Lowell’s poem has been on my mind. I did not know the piece by heart but its title kept pressing me. 499 more words


The Power of the Broken Pattern in Robert Lowell's "Father's Bedroom"

Robert Lowell’s poem “Father’s Bedroom,” stands out in Life Studies because it separates from his usual techniques and uses the break from habit to his advantage. 696 more words