somewhere someday the searching will be over some way some place we’ll find a home and we will cease all our whirling and searching and casting around to finally find rest ~
“But lots of fellows have asked me who my tailor is.’ Doubtless in order to avoid him, sir.’” Pelham Grenville Wodehouse was one of England’s most prolific authors; writing 160 works including novels, short stories, plays, films, memoirs and more. He remains one of the nation’s best loved comedic voices, infamous for lampooning the frivolity […]
Speaker: The speaker of the poem is the author himself. The only way to reach this conclusion is by feeling the passion that Poe put into each word about Annabel Lee in the poem. If Edgar Allen Poe was playing a different role in the poem then his emotions wouldn’t be displayed as strongly since […]
Make the Night by Melodie Yvonne I’m lost inside and don’t know why And it just breaks my heart I look and look most every day But still I fall apart I spin around in circles All the while just standing still But I’d rather be all crazy Than just hide it all with pills […]
Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn,
a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter.
I’ve begun working on a crime novel, mixed with sporadic injections of comedy, that potentially would lead to a series. Most of the books that I read are espionage and crime fiction and honestly, I find myself having a tough time tearing away from them because they’re so engaging. Elmore Leonard has rocked my last […]
WOOHOO, its my turn on the blog tour for Lesley Kelly’s Death at the Plague Museum and let me just say with all the chat I heard about it, I was over the moon to be invited to take part on the blog tour and receive a copy of this gorgeous looking book. My thanks […]
There is nothing comfortable about thinking about Jesus on the Cross. This poem expresses a reaction that I have certainly felt. The words ‘Come down from the cross’ are said to have been spoken by the religious people of Christ’s day in a mocking way, but the fact that Christ, who had God’s power to […]
Sometimes, there aren’t any words to say. No pearls of wisdom or strength. You just wake up one morning And find that None of it is worth the pain. See You may not know what you want But you know that this is not it. And maybe you’ve never known How good it gets But […]
bottom of our hearts. All enveloping darkness. Chrysanthemum Dew. The flower’s red fades Endure this. today and back We can die any time. That was a dream, and This is my cloth, This world is a sea of blood. I’ve forgotten it already. a sad star. Now all the tears are over, drink mine tonight. […]
The Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind by A.C. Grayling My rating: 5 of 5 stars History extends the period of Renaissance from 14th to 16th century. Renaissance marks the transition from middle ages to modernity where the seeds of reason were sown in human mind and it […]
Poetry is important. No less than science, it seeks a hold upon reality, and the closeness of its approach is the test of its success. – Babette Deutsch Today I have another how to write a poem for you. Actually I learned about it not long before I started this post because I was looking […]
Read essays in Miss Y.M.C.A.’s book, on Thos. Hardy’s poetry, and O.Henry; and am now in the middle of another volume of the latter’s stories – “The Heart of the West”. Curious sunset tonight like a yellow rainbow stretching entirely across the Western sky.
The sky full of tumultuous, ragged clouds, craggy mountains, sheer hills, wide and smooth roads, adds much more to traverse in ‘’Taif’’. The city has wrapped up all that dazzling things which can make anyone’s vacations remarkable . Taif with pleasing flora, glitzy weather, holds the pride of being one of the ancient cities of […]
Reverie An image looms of one long gone as I awake and it stays deadlocked in my head all day; towards evening relics of a smile still linger on and to prove it at dinner I set one extra plate. Talking to the Dead Stars stud the midnight sky – turning a page in my […]