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Poetry Chain Day 1: Found Prose

Dancing with a Curiosity

The day is all alive – like a fair, and the windows have something new to stare at — summoning their gaze inward for a time, their skittling eyes tracking me like white gloves across dustiness. 74 more words

Found Poetry

Victorian Summer: A Reading List

In the past couple of weeks I have read a lot of Victorian era poetry and I’m loving me that Matthew Arnold.  Being surrounded by this Victorian literature however, has reminded me of some of the great books I have on my shelf and haven’t read yet, so I am sharing with you, my Victorian literature summer reading list. 365 more words


David Copperfield

I’m happy to say that I finally finished David Copperfield. It took me a while between a busy couple of months at work and also trying to multitask and read a couple of a books at the same time. 166 more words


Quote of the Day

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

-Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

Quotes Of The Day


In 1833 a young writer calling himself Boz submitted his first story, “A Dinner at Poplar Walk”, to the London periodical Monthly Magazine. Shortly afterwards, flushed with success, Boz snuck away to a cottage in Shrewstop, Cobbickshire to begin work on what would be his first proper novel. 347 more words


What's wrong with undeserved things?

I’ve just finished reading “Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens. In the book a small village boy receives a great inheritance out of the blue, but this doesn’t bring him happiness. 875 more words