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Matthew Prior: "The Art of the Deal"

An odd thing happened to me yesterday – something that I’m not sure has really happened to me for quite a while.

I had an idea. 774 more words

Matthew Prior - "A Better Answer"

It’s another light poem, marred quite severely by its patronizing tone. The subtitle of the poem is “To Cloe jealous” and it’s purpose is to explain to the poet’s lover, named conventionally Cloe, why she shouldn’t be. 147 more words

Literature

Matthew Prior - "An Epitaph"

I am going to do a bit of mash-up here, because at this point the 9th edition of the NAEL, which I have thanks to the courtesy of W. 316 more words

Literature

Yorkshire tyke

 

Yorkshire landscape – photograph: pixabay

 

 

The term (Yorkshire) tyke is used as a nickname for a person from Yorkshire.

The noun tyke is from Old Norse… 1,097 more words

Old Books, New Books, and Guys Read

Most booklovers enjoy the fragrance of old books, and many also like the odor of new books. A local reference librarian recently turned me on to FrostbeardStudio.com, who vend candles with book-related aromas. 680 more words