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Poet Facts

Emily Dickinson had the view of a graveyard from her bedroom window.

Inspiration

New England Graves: Phipps Street Burying Ground.

Phipps Street Burying Ground, in Charlestown, Massachusetts, was established in 1630, a mere decade following the arrival of the first English settlers in New England. It sits on the outskirts of Boston, at the base of Bunker Hill. 863 more words

New England

National Poetry Month, April 21

It’s Easter for those who practice many of the varying types of Christianity. So, I figured I’d use one of the gravestone pictures I have. This was at the Glasgow Necropolis in Scotland, and I was saddened to see all the trash thrown into this tomb. 96 more words

Life

Grave Robbing for Farmers

This is a very strange piece of history which I discovered in Henry Williamson’s The Story of a Norfolk Farm. I’d heard that after the discovery of mummies in Egypt, thousands of cats had been brought to England to be ground up and used as fertiliser on farms, but this is something else, and very creepy. 180 more words

History

National Poetry Month, April 13

Still hanging out with the New England Speculative Writers at to the NESW Conference , but here’s an Ekphrastic pairing for you anyway! Photo was taken at the Glasgow Necropolis; I rather liked the view of the sun over this particular monument. 68 more words

Life

Miami a major setting in spellbinding thriller with gruesome killings

Verses for the Dead, by Douglas Prescott and Lincoln Child. Grand Central Publishing. 352 pages. Hardcover $28.00.

Billed as “A Pendergast Novel,” this latest entry in the thriller series about a legendary, iconoclastic FBI superstar is brimming with suspense, surprise, and imagination. 343 more words

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