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don’t you fucking talk to me about icarus

don’t you tell me that this is a story of a boy who shouldn’t have reached so high, shouldn’t have flown hard and fast and fallen… 139 more words


Mythology as Interpreted by Cybis

Continuing the review of Cybis’ literature-based portraits naturally leads to their interpretations of characters from Greek, Roman and Chinese mythology. All but two were limited editions, and all but two are female. 1,467 more words


Turn Left at Orion

Another one for National Poetry Day. I used to do a fair bit of amateur astronomy so this is where this poem came from.

There was an astronomy book, titled, … 108 more words


Revisiting Poetry Through "The Odyssey"

As we prepare for our 9 weeks exam, it is important to go back and review the lessons learned about poetry and the analysis of poetry in our last unit, as you will need to know this on the exam – luckily, we can do this through poetry  169 more words


The Odyssey - Odysseus Returns Home

This week we will be looking at Part 2 of the Odyssey. While part 1 focused on Odysseus’ adventures, travels and journey back home over ten years, part 2 covers a much shorter period of time… namely, his immediate return home, his fight to regain his kingdom and wife, and his reconciliation with Penelope and his son Telemachus. 126 more words


The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter - Book Review

Title: The Goddess Test

Author: Aimee Carter

Published: 19th April 2011

Publisher: Overseas Editions

Genre: Romance, Fantasy, Young Adult

Pages: 293

Format: E-Book

Rating: **** (4/5 Stars) 497 more words


Set the Flowers On Fire

I undress myself down to the gods
lips wide open, wings unfurled,
tonight and for all
I set the flowers on fire.

I cover myself with blanket eyelids… 55 more words