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Saint Valentine

In Rome Valentine
Suffered saintly martyrdom
Chaucer added love


Medieval Costume Design

Over the course of a few weeks, I developed six costume designs for characters from Geoffrey Chaucer’s ‘The Canterbury Tales’, a collection of short stories written in the late 1300’s. 191 more words

Theatre Design Year 1

Wood-Woses: Tolkien’s Wild Men and the Green Knight by Ethan Campbell

In his poem, ‘The Son of Lancelot’, Charles Williams imagines a year when ‘Quinquagesima’ Sunday, the last before Lent, coincides with the pagan Lupercalia (15 February). 3,907 more words

C.S. Lewis

Valentine's Day - The Parliament of Fowls - an excerpt from a Chaucer poem

Please allow me to give you this day an excerpt from The Parliament of Fowls, by one of my favorite writers – Geoffrey Chaucer. 238 more words

Cancer Sucks

My Bloody Valentines: Romulus, Valentinus and Al Capone

Valentine’s Day is not all hearts and flowers and Fanny Mae.  But you probably already knew that.  The origins and subsequent ‘celebrations’ of St. Valentine’s Day have lent themselves to some pretty gory stuff. 1,138 more words

Daily Prompt

Welcome, Summer

Chaucer celebrates the beginning of summer in February – hang on…

I was walking with my family through our local park the other day when I noticed a flock of a waxwi – no wait: some readers find that boring, right? 731 more words