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Dirty Postcards In A Drawer

“Any fool can write a sonnet, and most fools do.”

A. E. Houseman (1859 – 1936)

“A.E.Housman’

by W. H. Auden (1907 – 1973)

No one, not even Cambridge was to blame…

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Poetry

A Shropshire Lad

Here dead lie we because we did not choose
—To live and shame the land from which we sprung.
Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose;

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Poetry

What Housman said

‘The Great War cannot have made much change in the opinions of any man of imagination.’ A.E. Housman

Poetry

Nostalgia

Our lives are divided up into phases and seasons, so it is only fitting in this fall season that I should wax nostalgic. So many memories of times past swirl through my head. 104 more words

Friends

Art and Emotion

by Mark English

Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act. 1,703 more words

Essay

In Response to Housman

I to my perils
came not like A.E. Housman
“clad in armor by stars benign”
I swam to them in my PJs
hair kinked, water logged… 133 more words

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