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Slightly Historical About Pearls

I return to this subject often….but most often in my mind.

The intention of writing about medieval jewels and trends at length–on my genusrosa blog… 510 more words


White Fascism in America, or, a Modern Day Madame Eglentine

She was so charitable and so pitous
She wolde wepe, if that she saugh a mous
Kaught in a trappe, if it were deed or bledde.

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Heiss & Burg's Coffee Roasting Co.

Heiss & Burg’s Coffee Roasting Co.
D. Paul Angel
999 Words

Crossroads have always been steeped in superstition. After all, they’re the intersection of potential destinies. 1,020 more words


Do you think that the old man in the Pardoner's Tale was death?

The third story in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales is written as though it was told by a pardoner.  A pardoner is someone in medieval times who made a living off selling papal indulgences which were believed to spare people from hell and sometimes even from purgatory.  242 more words

RPC - English II

Book Review: The Canterbury Sisters

I started reading The Canterbury Sisters because the title and location of the story intrigued me. I enjoy Chaucer and this is a salute to his book The Canterbury Tales. 155 more words

Dear Game of Thrones: A Breakup Letter

Trigger warning: Rape.

Dear Game of Thrones,

This is surprisingly easy for me to write. I know, I’m cold-hearted, you say. A prude? Now, now, no need to be cruel. 1,078 more words


The Wake

Paul Kingsnorth has created an entirely new language to tell the story of the English uprising against the Norman invasion of 1066, of men displaced from their homes, about old gods battling new.   754 more words