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Autumn Song

Now the leaves are falling fast,
Nurse’s flowers will not last;
Nurses to the graves are gone,
And the prams go rolling on.

Whispering neighbours, left and right, 82 more words

Poetry

Refugee Blues group work: Y11 revision

My Year 11 were revising Refugee Blues (Auden) today. Their work is copied below.  Fee free to borrow.  They will be downloading and keeping…

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W. H. Auden, September 1, 1939

I sit in one of the dives
On Fifty-second Street
Uncertain and afraid
As the clever hopes expire
Of a low dishonest decade:
Waves of anger and fear… 434 more words

I'm Here With Cake and Poems Because I Love You

Good news – This week, I made the best cake I have ever made in my life, including cakes I’ve made using a recipe. Bad news, well… 1,509 more words

Book List And Baked Good

Attacking bad books is not only a waste of time but also bad for the character. If I find a book really bad, the only interest I can derive from writing about it has to come from myself, from such display of intelligence, wit and malice as I can contrive.

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Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is the easiest for a journalist. For the latter, the interesting event is the new, the extraordinary, the comic, the shocking, and all that the peripatetic journalist requires is a flair for being on the spot where and when such events happen —the rest is merely passive typewriter thumping: meaning, relation, importance, are not his quarry.

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