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The Frumious Bandersnatch!

I always return to the poetry of Lewis Carroll. It is the height of arrogance to invent new words yet Carroll did it time and again, effortlessly, beautifully, inviting us into a world entirely of his own imagination. Jabberwocky ‘Twas … Continue reading

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For The Joy of Reading

By Lewis Carroll. From Alice in Wonderland. Illustration by Sir John Tenniel. “You are old, Father William,” the young man said, “And your hair has become very white; And yet you incessantly stand on your head— Do you think, at your … Continue reading

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I’m in the middle of several assignments and until they are finished my mind won’t rest. It’s an uncomfortable feeling, this restlessness, not quite physical but almost. This stanza from “What’s Up” always comes to mind: And so I cry … Continue reading

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