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'As under a green sea, I saw him drowning'

The recent chemical weapons attack in Syria have highlighted once again how repugnant their use is deemed within the international community. Reports state at least 85 people were killed in Douma, Eastern Ghouta in a suspected chlorine attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government forces earlier this month. 1,376 more words

The Hunt for Keats House Part 6 - Loose Ends

There are a few loose ends to tie up on the local records.  They don’t necessarily contribute directly to the decision on where Keats lodged but they are peripheral pieces of pertinent information which help to complete the picture.  1,728 more words



Hi! I can’t tell if you’re a great fan of poetry or not, or if you are a budding poet yourself but I am pretty sure that you might’ve come across the name- … 735 more words


Snow Daze and Poetry

Last week, University of Limerick was struck by tragedy as the infamous Charity (RaG) Week was forced to end prematurely due to the horrific weather conditions. 409 more words

From My Diary, July 1914

Murmuring by miriads in the shimmering trees.
Wakening with wonder in the Pyrenees.
Cheerily chirping in the early day.
Singing of summer, scything thro’ the hay. 133 more words


War broke: and now the Winter of the world
With perishing great darkness closes in.
The foul tornado, centred at Berlin,
Is over all the width of Europe whirled, 115 more words