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A Loan

You thought your life was yours but every breath
has been delivered to you since your birth,
and though you’ve earned by work your daily bread, 105 more words

A Short Analysis of Sir Philip Sidney’s Sonnet 71: ‘Who will in fairest book of nature know’

A summary of a classic Sidney poem

Astrophil and Stella is one of Elizabethan poetry’s finest achievements. In 108 sonnets and a handful of songs, Sir Philip Sidney produced the first sustained sonnet sequence in English (though… 734 more words

Literature

Wembley 1968 (Munich 1958)

Wembley 1968 (Munich 1958)

Stepney, Brennan, Dunne, Crerand, Foulkes, Stiles, Best,
Kidd, Charlton, Sadler, Aston give their all
at Wembley; names to be forever blessed… 152 more words

European Cup

A Short Analysis of Henry Howard’s ‘In Cyprus Springs’

A summary of an early English sonnet

Although he gets the credit for it, William Shakespeare didn’t invent the Shakespearean sonnet. That specific poetic form – also… 732 more words

Literature

Hacking Foiled

Hacking Foiled

The Russians tried to hack the Boston bombing.
Invoking heaps of ethnic prejudice,
Their comments to our guys were far from calming.
They thought their so-called “warnings” couldn’t miss. 92 more words

Whale Watching

She tells you there are whales. So you squint
out past the crenellated rocks that snatch
at lathered waves – shivering as they sprint
for shore. 77 more words

Even If

Even If

Even if it were proved by videos
Which Mark Shea watched a lot while masturbating
That all these scandals were just leftists hating… 125 more words