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The Phoenicians never existed: Josephine Quinn

Associate Professor Josephine Quinn (University of Oxford) discusses her book, In Search of the Phoenicians (Princeton University Press, 2017), with responses by Hindy Najman (University of Oxford) and Stephanie Dalley (Oriental Studies, University of Oxford). 144 more words

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The watcher

The Watcher 

He watched after leaving Central world
as a star dusted darkness streamed  by.
Not for a moment or interminable age
 but timelessly, like the wink of an eye. 223 more words

Poetry, Verse, Euphonic Writing, Drama

Lost shoes, or ghost words and battling bishops

In the autumn, we three dragons published an anthology of poems and stories called, unsurprisingly, The Moving Dragons Write…. here are a few tasters: 962 more words

Lois Elsden

In the Shower

I stand tall, free within the shower
glorying in it’s blissful streams.
Here I can spend a happy hour
warming to vast day-time dreams.
A God within my personal bower, 99 more words

Poetry, Verse, Euphonic Writing, Drama

CORRIDA

Proud of foot and eye, I come.
Into this lurid hot sun scene
red and gold and silver flash
with clashing sparkling noise.

From the busy sweat and swirl, 224 more words

Poetry, Verse, Euphonic Writing, Drama

Cheddar on  Mendip

Laid and folded over endless years,
from birth within a Cambrian sea,
this large and level limestone wall
leans west to form a Severn quay… 121 more words

Poetry, Verse, Euphonic Writing, Drama