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Fighting the Long Defeat

Why do our stories

March on before us?

Those who remember them

Oft times ignore us

But our presence is there;

Our spirit-borne breath

Enlivens each telling… 370 more words

Poetry

Poem Of The Week: Alfred Noyes - The Highwayman

Part I

The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees,
The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas,
The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, 989 more words

Poem Of The Week: Alfred Noyes - The Highwayman

Part I

The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees,
The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas,
The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, 989 more words

The Midnight Express

“It was the story of a man who, in childhood, long ago, had chanced upon a book, in which there was a picture that frightened him.” 279 more words

Literature

POEMS I HAVE LOVED IN LIFE #18

BLOG #25, SERIES 6
WEDNESDAYS WITH DR. JOE
POEMS I’VE LOVED IN LIFE #18
June 24, 2015

Alfred Noyes (1880 – 1958), though born in England, later moved to America, where he was Professor of English at Princeton (1914 – 1923). 1,198 more words

Cee's Black and White Challenge: "The moon was a ghostly galleon..."

The orange Childcraft books we owned when I was a child (some volumes of which I still own) had several volumes of poetry.  One of my favorite poems, then and now, was Alfred Noyes’ “The Highwayman” (the poem follows the photo.)  The opening verse contains the line, “The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon stormy seas.”  That phrase came to mind when I saw this photo that I took from a dark room at night.  1,106 more words

Poetry