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Finals: As Told By "The Walrus and the Carpenter."

To my fellow college students,

The time has come,” the professors said
“To talk of many fears:
Of finals–and deadlines–and sleepless nights–
Of final grades–and–tears– 215 more words

#WorldPoetryDay • Influences - Bad Beginnings

Although the title ‘Bad Beginnings’ may be a little negative for a post celebrating poetry, I promise there’s a point to it.

My first real tryst with poetry began when I read A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket and became acquainted with the unique minded Isadora Duncan, who was one of the triplets that the Baudelaire children became friends with in the series. 505 more words


What the Walrus said.

The media are at it again, beating the data-drums for scraps of hope. It’s not that we don’t all long for reassurance and want to believe in the steady march of Science; it’s more that we can’t shake the suspicion that if we wish hard enough, stuff happens. 1,586 more words

The Walrus and the Carpenter

I love Alice in Wonderland. I’ve read the books many times and before this I remember I used to watch the Disney film over and over again. 685 more words


Fall Foodventures

The above is from a daytrip to Richmond, BC I made with my boyfriend sometime in September. It was his first time going to Richmond Night Market while it’s been my… fifth? 217 more words


Beatles Wednesday Video: 'I Am The Walrus'

When The Beatles released “Hello, Goodbye” as a single, it went to #1.

The B-side of that record was “I Am The Walrus” and it went to #2, landing right behind “Hello, Goodbye.” 130 more words


'Alice' - Christina Henry: A different take/the Grimm state of fairy tale retelling

Fairy tales, original fairy tales, are dark.  The Brothers Grimm stories are violent and come with a lesson.  ‘Alice in Wonderland’ by Lewis Carroll is not a fairy tale, but it has been granted that status in our culture.     644 more words

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