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Keep Your Piece Nine Years

A Review of Shirley Geok-Lin Lim’s DO YOU LIVE IN? and ARS POETICA FOR THE DAY (Ethos Books, Singapore, 2015)
by Helaine L. Smith


In Act II of Shaw’s… 2,332 more words

Ethos Books

Day 131: Stuff I would have posted this week if I were still on facebook

  • Did Alexander Pope go by Alex, Xander, or the full Alexander? Or … wait … Al? Lexy? I need an answer, people.
  • In response to a post titled “how to build a charcuterie board,” that appeared in a lifetstyle blog I’ve been reading since leaving facebook (in between writing my second book and re-reading the…
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It's your birthday...

To err is human, to forgive divine.

Hope springs eternal…

Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed…

A little learning is a dangerous thing… 119 more words

Happy Birthday

'Ode On Solitude' by Alexander Pope

‘Ode On Solitude’

by Alexander Pope

“Happy the man, whose wish and care
A few paternal acres bound,
Content to breathe his native air,
In his own ground. 108 more words

Poetry

May 21 in history

293 – Roman Emperors Diocletian and Maximian appointed Galerius asCaesar to Diocletian, beginning the period of four rulers known as theTetrarchy.

878  Syracuse, Italy was   1,072 more words

History

Top 10 Quotes by Alexander Pope

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.”

“To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.”

“Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.” 111 more words