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Beauty on Earth- Art

Illustrative art is a beautiful thing. It forms a link between our imagination, and reality, a manifestation of images that otherwise only exist in our thoughts. 887 more words

English Literature

The Late-1300s Melting Pot, or Chaucer's Englyssh

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University has what is called a Glossarial Database, which in layman’s terms translates to searchable word-by-word corpora of texts… 827 more words


Shakespeare & Chaucer

My eleven year old, Jenna, is sitting on my bed chatting to me about some Minecraft fanfiction she is writing. She just used such phrases as “passive voice”, “present tense”, and “third person” correctly in context. 315 more words


25 September 2015

A sage aphorism from Geoffrey Chaucer, contained in the compilation tome  ‘ifferisms’ from Dr Mardy Grothe.

If love be good, from whence cometh my woe? 50 more words


Ebony and Ivory

Another night of you on the couch,

remembering your trips away

to a place too dear to stay

so far. Things just end that fast; 211 more words


Kyng, Quene, and Sorser

As all those who suffer from the delusion of believing themselves to be writers know, writing is only half (or possibly even some lesser fraction) the battle. 455 more words


The Canterbury Tales

Back in university, I read the Canterbury Tales—the famous epic poem by Chaucer, written in Medieval English.

As I began writing my book, I realized the Canterbury Tales would make an excellent framework. 52 more words

Joyce's Book