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A Short Analysis of Lewis Carroll’s ‘The Walrus and the Carpenter’

A reading of a classic piece of nonsense verse

‘The Walrus and the Carpenter’ is a poem recited by the fat twins, Tweedledum and Tweedledee… 1,306 more words


Of Cabbages and Book Making

The time has come (the author said) to talk of many things:

Of novels and their sequels – books and their coverings –

And why the day ducks stay in rows is when the pigs have wings.

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More To Do With Writing Than Not

The Hellcat and the Robot

Author’s Note: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, or so they all say. In the “olden days,” apprentice painters would copy the works of the great masters to learn how to do what they did. 703 more words

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