Further Thoughts On Part 3

Coleridge in his young twenties was an active supporter of the anti-slavery movement. Editing a radical…

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The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner Part 3

( This is the third part of the “Rime of the Ancient Mariner”. New readers may…

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The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner Part 1

ARGUMENT How a Ship having passed the Line was driven by storms to the Cold country…

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Introducing “The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner”.

( RE-edited blog: For the benefit of new readers and followers I am revising and reblogging…

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Facing Grief Through Poetry

Isaiah’s “a man of sorrows acquainted with grief” could well be applied to William Wordsworth in…

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“Computers Can Write Poetry”: “Yes They Can”; “No They Can’t”.

THis is how the powerful critic F.R. Leavis described the possibility back in 1970 in his…

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“Getting Your Rhythm Right”

True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learned…

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“April Is The Cruelest Month”: Two Poets, Two Men, Two Ages

April is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring…

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“Now The Green Blade Riseth”

Verily, verily, I say unto you, except a grain of wheat fall into the earth and…

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Easter Poems

The Crucifixion “String him up,” some repoman shouted, (repossessor) He’s a weirdo” “In the bin, in…

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