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It is not madness.
Can you see this blood?
This blood
spreaded through too many old
books and new screens
is my own blood.
The splatter of a wound, maybe. 195 more words


Let's Get Literal: Tom Jones by Henry Fielding

List Item: Read 100 of the greatest works of fiction
Progress: 26/100Title: Tom Jones
Author: Henry Fielding
Year: 1749
Country: UK

When I finished  358 more words

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Review: Room, Emma Donoghue

Jack is five. He lives with his Ma. They live in a single, locked room. They don’t have the key.

Jack and Ma are prisoners.

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Novels Set in Paris

Gertrude Stein called them the “Lost Generation” — a group of post-WWI disillusioned writers that were drawn to Europe following the siren’s call of innovative artistic (eg, Dadaism, Cubism, and Surrealism) and literary sensibility. 336 more words


Single-sided Handkerchief (a poem)

The  single-sided handkerchief,
damp and crisp.
against the white
of my skin,
and think- just think-
of bliss.


April 2016 Reading Wrap Up

April was a good reading month, I managed to read some really good books despite being super busy. I might have even found some new favorites! 214 more words


100 Must-Read #Books by Asian Authors (by Angel Cruz)

Contrary to popular opinion, Asia is not a monolith, and our literature is as diverse as our personal histories. With nearly 50 countries, and thousands of different cultures at hand, an incredible range of Asian writers and stories can be found to delight all kinds of readers.  775 more words