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My Love Is Like To Ice

Fire And Ice

by Robert Frost

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I’ve tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.

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A Short Analysis of Edmund Spenser’s ‘Easter’

On a fine Easter poem by the author of The Faerie Queene

‘Most glorious Lord of Lyfe that on this day / Didst make Thy triumph over death and sin’: so begins the sonnet ‘Easter’ by Edmund Spenser (c. 377 more words


Spenserian Proverbs, II

Happy, who can abstaine, when Rancour rife
Kindles Reuenge, and threats his rusty knife;
Woe neuer wants, where euery cause is caught,
And rash Occasion makes vnquiet life. (II.iv.44)

Edmund Spenser

Thoughts on the Medieval Origins of Science Fiction

There is plenty of discussion on the medieval influence on some of the major sub-genres of modern fantasy, but much less on fantasy in medieval period literature, and even less than that on science-fiction connections to medieval literature. 719 more words

Ideas And Explorations

Faerie Queene

ALLEGORY: The Faerie Queene, written by Edmund Spenser in the late 1500s, is an allegorical tale created to teach its readers how to live up to the six virtues Spenser explores in each book. 5,555 more words

The ruins of time

The ruins of time

Face of the orphan
that feeds us
            ashes to ash
dust to dust
            womb to tomb

ingate of birth
            mere taste… 46 more words


Perfect silence

Perfect silence

The silence in which I sit
           the geometry of my desires
the circle and the square
           all perfect and the silence
against which the birds sing… 85 more words