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What Is It In Me?

One of my favorite things about reading library books is the marginalia or annotations of previous readers. I love to consider the differences between what I might mark or underline and what a perfect stranger (albeit a similarly literarily-like-minded one) takes it upon themselves to mark. 510 more words

Reading

Happiness that Money Can't Buy

I think we’ve all read E. A. Robinson’s masterful “Richard Cory” poem about a wealthy man, much admired, perhaps envied for his living the good life, who commits suicide. 766 more words

Books

The House on the Hill

The House of Livia, Palatine Hill, Rome

The House on the Hill
BY EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON

They are all gone away,
The House is shut and still, 91 more words

Landscapes

A Funeral

The three brothers approached the porch of the white clapboard house, their feet crunching snow with every step. The men, all of them slim, tall and dark, formed a monochrome procession; black on white in their funeral garb. 818 more words

Story

For National Poetry Month: A Poem a Day Keeps the Blues Away

Since it’s National Poetry Month, I’m dedicating each Monday post in April to sharing my favorite poetry with you. I hope you’ll share with me too! 513 more words

Random

Richard Cory by Edwin Arlington Robinson

Whenever Richard Cory went down town,
We people on the pavement looked at him:
He was a gentleman from sole to crown,
Clean favored, and imperially slim. 111 more words

Quote from Edwin Arlington Robinson

This morning I took the hyphen out of Hell-bound and this afternoon I put it back.

– Edwin Arlington Robinson

Writing