T. S.Eliot from The Four Quartets East Coker “The wounded surgeon plies the steel”

From Langland Piers Plowman (Tr. Ronald Tamplin) The Crucifixion

EASTER STORY from the Gospel of St. Luke Ch.24 13-35

RESURRECTION POEM : T. S. Eliot “Marina”

Resurrection Poems and Stories for Lockdown

Introducing “Wuthering Heights”

Spirit of Place

Catherine of “Wuthering Heights”

“Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”

Making the Novel Romantic

Looking at the Word “Romantic” (1)


Jane Austen and the Picturesque

A Note on Dostoevsky’s “Demons”

The Prodigal Son and Jacob and Esau

“Him Who First Described what Picturesque Beauty Was”: JANE AUSTEN AND WILLIAM GILPIN

Filming the Alps in Words: Frankenstein

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: The Creation Myth Developed by Cultural Marxism

“What is it to be Romantic philosophically speaking?”

Looking at the Word “Romantic” (2)

Wordsworth “There Was A Boy”

GUEST POST : Duncan C. Eddie “A Wecome return for the Songwriter who contains Multitudes” A review of Bob Dylan’s recent album “Rough and Rowdy Ways”.

“Enjambment! Or would you prefer the French Version, Sir?”

The Making of “Genius”. Looking at the Word “Romantic”(3)

God said, “Let Newton be, then there was light!” Keeping Faith in the Creative Spirit.

Correspondence on God said, “Let Newton Be..”

The Imagination of God.

The Body of God

When Somone Tells You God Does Not Exist Ask if He Means God or Does He Really Mean the Demiurge.

Why Does God Get Adam to Name the Animals?

The Kindness of Strangers.


The Eolian Harp

Old Stories that tell us where we are Now.

The Tower of Babel (1)

Guest Post: The Tower of Babel (2)

The Tower of Babel: An Up-to-Date Version.

Plato’s Cave.

“The Eye is the Lamp of the Body”: Plato and Jesus on True Seeing.

Imagining an Up-to -Date Plato’s Cave.

Introducing “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” Part 2

Christmas Carols

“The Holly and the Ivy”

A Poem To Welcome the New Year.

A New Year Wassailing Song

Journey of the Magi.

Quotations for Reflection.

Looking Backward; Looking Forward

Christian and Pagan: Origins of Folk-Song and Dance.

“Only a Man Harrowing Clods”

A Robert Burns’ poem for Burns’ Day : To a Louse

A Red, Red Rose

Burns’ Season: Ye Banks and Braes.

Burns’ Season: The Rigs o’ Barley

Burns’ Season : To a Mouse

“Chaucer at Leicester -Not”

Nicola Benedetti: Music and Faith.

Where does Language Centre?: a Conversation.

A Poem for St. Valentine’s Day: “Time was away and somewhere else”.

“All our doings without charity are nothing worth”.

Sixty Not Out!

“Something Beautiful For God!”: Collect for Second Sunday Lent.

“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” Part 3

Further Thoughts on Part 3

“Wist ye Not…”

“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner ” Part 4: Addiction, Release.

The Language of the Sun and Moon: Drawing on Boehme.

For Palm Sunday: The Donkey (Re-blog)

Easter Poems (Re-blog)

“My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me”

Now the green blade riseth”

“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner ” Part V: Coleridge’s Mythology.

The Journey to Emmaus” (Re-blog)

Constitutional Reflections

“April is the Cruelest Month”: Two Poets, Two Men, Two Ages.

Words to Re-charge 1: “Comfort ye , comfort ye my people.”

What Kind of Reader Are You.

Getting Your Rhythm Right.

William Blake “Jesus was An Artist”

Rime of the Ancient Mariner Part VI

“Computers Can Write Poetry!”: “Yes they can!” ;” No they can’t!”

George Orwell: On Writing Good English

“Can Socialists Be happy?” Why Does Utopis Not Work.

“On The farm”: R.S.Thomas-Nature and Redemption

Facing Grief Through Poetry: Surprised by Joy.

Life Become Less than Life.

The Marriage at Cana. Part 1

The Marriage at Cana Part 2

How Do We Grow? (Quotation from Polyani)

Inspiration: What Does It Mean When Writers Say They Are Inspired?

Knowing We Do Not Belong to Ourselves: Different Views

Has Literature a Function in the State…It Has

Expanding Science and the Loss of a Centre

Music that Murders Silence.

The Third Realm

By Boots I am M.A.

The Names of WildFlowers: A Vocabulary to Treasure.

“What is Honour?” A Word”