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The More Loving One

Looking up at the stars, I know quite well
That, for all they care, I can go to hell.
But on earth indifference is the least… 98 more words

Poetry

First Look At Baz Lurhmann's New Netflix Series 'The Get Down'

The first TV series from “Moulin Rouge”/”The Great Gatsby” director Baz Luhrmann is around the corner, and before it makes its debut on Netflix next month we have a brand new sneak peek at this provocative new series. 78 more words

TV

[Who stands, the crux left of the watershed]

Poem:
Poet: W.H. Auden
Link: http://www.thebeckoning.com/poetry/auden/auden1.html

There is much to admire about this poem. I want to hone in on one particular feature of it that I find especially effective, an series of ambiguities that Auden deftly exploits. 779 more words

Poetry

Funeral Blues

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone.
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. 108 more words

English

Auden's 'The Way'

At one point in “The Quest,” his modernist version of a quest romance told in 20 sonnets, the poet W.H. Auden derides occult fascinations as “an architecture for the odd.” … 928 more words

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