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I’m sitting on the south-facing terraza of my apartment, coffee at my side, legs propped on the laundry rack. The plaza is morning calm, the 60-ft. 569 more words

Capturing the Seasons in Literature

Living in a temperate country for the past three months made me learn more about the beauty of, and problems that go with, the changing of the seasons. 595 more words

Literature

Time and Again - Rainer Maria Rilke

Time and Again

Time and again, however well we know the landscape of love,
and the little church-yard with lamenting names,
and the frightfully silent ravine wherein all the others… 32 more words

Review: Seas Of Snow by Kerensa Jennings

Today I’m reviewing Kerensa Jennings’ debut novel, the literary psychological thriller Seas Of Snow, published by Unbound.

Blurb

1950s England. Five-year-old Gracie Scott lives with her Mam and next door to her best friend Billy. 587 more words

On Other People's Books

Rainer Maria Rilke Poem of the Day: You who never arrived

Du im Voraus
verlorne Geliebte, Nimmergekommene,
nicht weiß ich, welche Töne dir lieb sind.
Nicht mehr versuch ich, dich, wenn das Kommende wogt, 383 more words
Poetry

ON SOLITUDE AND LIFE

This is the last in a series of Bert Håge Häverö (Swedish artist 1932-2014) paintings which I will feature during my holiday break this Easter. These delightful photographs were taken from our company calendar which we gave out to customers many years ago. 246 more words

Writing

Poem: Rainer’s Shade

Rainer’s Shade

Flare up like a flame and make big shadows I can move in
—Rainer Maria Rilke

Protected by your stare
Sun’s rays will burn me… 50 more words

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