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Paradise Lost, by John Milton

Ashamedly I admit haven’t been reading much poetry since my graduate student days over a decade ago. As chance would have it, I came across a PDF version of “Paradise Lost” recently and I remembered how that one small bit that we read in college, about Satan luring Eve into eating the forbidden fruit, was a revelation to me – mostly because I thought it would be boring, and because I didn’t think I would understand it even in my native language, let alone in English. 1,147 more words


I have hope for Paradise.

I’m reading Paradise Lost. Let me share Milton with you. His Eve is innocently submissive, his Adam chiefly wise. Eve speaks here in praise of her lover; she is sweetly tranquil. 1,023 more words

Sowing Beauty

My Illustrated Interpretation of Eve's Dream from John Milton's Epic Poem Paradise Lost

I’ve been reading Paradise Lost by John Milton and was inspired to paint Eve’s Dream from Book V, The Argument.  This painting illustrates the moment Eve bites into the forbidden fruit in her dream. 202 more words

John Milton

Paradise Lost Premiere "Terminal" Music Video

Paradise Lost have premiered a new video for their song “Terminal,” via Decibel. The song is from the band’s latest album, The Plague Within, which is available now, and the footage was captured during a special fan event that took place in Bielefeld, Germany on August 17, 2015.


I stopped looking for a moment

The somniferous atmosphere
wasn’t at fault,
or the sheer drudgery of it all.
I simply stopped
looking for a moment
and drifted aimlessly,
before the rude awakening… 25 more words

Lazure Painting

I wrote this really long thing and then realised it sounded pretty bad when I read it back to myself, so you get this instead.

I shouldn’t take naps so late. Because now I’m bored. Not tired (although I should definitely go to sleep so I can get up for work on time…), but not really interested in doing much else, either. 201 more words