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Short story: The One-Armed Man in the Luncheonette by Jim Fusilli, listened to on the Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine podcast, from May 2015. Recommended. 41 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

Origins of Poetry

The Ancient Greek timeline of poetry lasted from the 7th to 4th century BC, and are believed to be the first civilisation to commit their poems to the written word.  1,537 more words


Stubborn Beauty

I’m always delighted and often surprised by the surroundings on hikes in my native Rocky Mountains. It is a rare day when a rushing rill or a sneaky squirrel doesn’t touch my heart and lighten my spirit. 265 more words


The September

“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,

Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;

Conspiring with him how to load and bless

With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run;

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"The day is gone, and all its sweets are gone!" by John Keats

“The day is gone, and all its sweets are gone!”

by John Keats

The day is gone, and all its sweets are gone!
Sweet voice, sweet lips, soft hand, and softer breast, 99 more words


We may never say “never” but we are forever saying “forever”.  John Keats two hundred years ago, in his “Endymion”, went on to say that a thing of beauty “will never pass into nothingness”.   266 more words

Sunday Poetry - John Keats

Another favourite poem this week. Keats wrote this sonnet, On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer, in 1816. He had been reading George Chapman’s translation of Homer & was amazed at the new worlds revealed to him. 271 more words