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Let me put it this way...

Let me put it this way:
if you came to lay

your sleeping head
against my arm or sleeve,

and if my arm went dead, 39 more words

Poetry

Notable Reading

  • Tim Blanning, The Romantic Revolution: A History (Modern Library, 2010)—An outstanding overview of the early 19th-century cultural movement known as romanticism. A writer at the height of his craft, Blanning casts a wide net, surveying a huge corpus of art, literature, and music both in England and the continent, but creates an astonishingly tight and compelling account in a mere 200 pages.
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Book Review

After "Not The Furniture Game" by Simon Armitage

His embrace is May 25, 2004

and his body is a tree, redwood

and his fingers are spindly twigs after a forest fire

and his toes are mangroves. 229 more words

Writing

Poetry of Crisis: Part One

Making Makars is officially back from half term break, and what a lovely break it was. How was yours? Of course, we realise that your break may be on different dates to ours. 182 more words

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