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Poem of the Day for July 23, 2016

Futility

Move him into the sun-
Gently its touch awoke him once,
At home, whispering of fields unsown.
Always it woke him, even in France, 68 more words

Poetry

BOOK REVIEW: QUITE EARLY ONE MORNING by DYLAN THOMAS

BOOK REVIEW: QUITE EARLY ONE MORNING by DYLAN THOMAS

BOOK: Quite Early One Morning

AUTHOR: Dylan Thomas

GENRE: Poetry, Short Stories

ISBN: 046002065x

FIRST PUBLISHED: 1954… 1,127 more words

Writing

Cita con la muerte

Alfred Perceval Graves y su esposa Amalie recibieron la noticia que toda pareja teme recibir alguna vez. Una carta fechada el 22 de julio de 1916, firmada por el teniente coronel C. 1,051 more words

Gabinete Caligari

Bodily Subtraction of the Object: The Rhyming of Wilfred Owen’s Poetical Being

“[T]he poem, or the great poem, lets itself be translated. Admittedly, the loss is immense and irreversible. Song, rhythms, cadence, sounds, stanzas are almost always abolished in one fell swoop. 3,073 more words

Books

The difficulty of writing war poetry

At The Guardian, (July 9, 2016) Andrew Motion writes about changes in war poetry since World War I:

There is more to war poetry than mud, wire and slaughter… 239 more words

Dulce Et Decorum Est

(Sweet and proper it is)

A poem by Wilfred Owen – this is one many of you may know.

Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, 220 more words

Writing

Forgive Us Our Trespasses, 私たちの罪を赦し, Rimetti a noi i nostri debiti, আমাদেরকে ক্ষমা করে দাও আমাদের পাপ, हमें माफ कर दो हमारे अपराधों

Please forgive me for lumping together the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme with this year’s (2016) terrorist attacks in Europe, North Africa, the United States, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. 484 more words

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