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The River-Merchant’s Wife: A Letter

My rockhounding site is here: https://southwestrockhounding.com I didn’t know Ezra Pound knew Chinese. I knew he was buds with T.S. Eliot but that was about it. If you like this style of writing, you would enjoy Kenneth Rexroth’s translations from … Continue reading

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Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes

Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes Ben Jonson (correct spelling) 1573? – 1637) That famous line is from Jonson’s “To Celia.” The beautiful reading in this video is by Ken Ross and the quoted text begins at 0:40. Drink … Continue reading

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Twitch.TV

Have You Heard About Twitch? Have you heard about Twitch? It’s a website for musicians to perform their art through live streaming. You can watch for free or donate if you can. I find it fascinating. Every kind of musician … Continue reading

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Loveliest of Trees by A.E. Housman

My rockhounding site is here: https://southwestrockhounding.com (external link) — Loveliest of Trees by A.E. Housman — Loveliest of Trees by A.E. Housman Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland … Continue reading

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Caliban in the Coal Mines

Caliban in the Coal Mines By Louis Untermeyer 1885- 1877 God, we don’t like to complain— We know that the mine is no lark— But—there’s the pools from the rain; But—there’s the cold and the dark. God, You don’t know … Continue reading

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Christina Rossetti’s “Uphill”

Writing website: https://thomasfarleywriting.com Rockhound website: https://southwestrockhounding.com Christina Rossetti’s “Uphill” Christina Rossetti was a brilliant and strongly Christian poet. If this poem is too religious for you, check my previous post on Rosetti’s “Remember,” (internal link) hauntingly delivered by the Irish … Continue reading

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Philosophy and Physics to Explain the Universe

My rockhounding site is here: https://southwestrockhounding.com Philosophy and Physics to Explain the Universe The interconnectedness of all things seems a hippy dream. “I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together.” The Beatles … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins Reads A.E. Housman

Richard Dawkins Reads A.E. Housman From Poems that Make Grown Men Cry, Anthony and Ben Holden, ed., Simon and Schuster, Limited (2015) This video was for the UK’s National Poetry Day in 2014: https://nationalpoetryday.co.uk/previous-years/ (external link) Turn on the close captioning. … Continue reading

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The Desert Dwarfs Man and Machine

A look at the vastness of just one part of the Mojave Desert, here in Clark County, Nevada. Driving_North_on_Southern_Nevada_Liteweight_Road from Thomas Farley on Vimeo. — https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley

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New Videos for Wikimedia Commons

Chasing an unseen ATV rider across the dry bed of Jean Lake ATV riders coming back from Jean Lake, their dust clouds making a dead lake live This one isn’t going to make it into Wikipedia. Fun with swirls https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/Continue reading

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