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The Journey of the Magi by T.S. Eliot

Yes, I should have posted this before Christmas but Eliot’s poetry (internal link) transcends time. Eliot’s poem borrows, updates, and is inspired by the writings of Bishop Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626) and W.B. Yeats (internal link). Here, an old ruler recounts … Continue reading

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Miranda Hale delivers a slower and better paced reading than most video tellings. She reads with a smile in her voice for the first minutes but then settles down. The epigraph recalls Dante’s travel through the Underworld. Seeing that Dante … Continue reading

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DHL, Serial Disorder and T.S. Eliot

DHL I am using DHL to ship for the first time and getting odd results. They charge a premium price but the service isn’t premium. To hurry up a mineral identification I had my local shipping store send a tiny … Continue reading

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Rhyming, Rilke, and Doggerel

Rhyming, Rilke, and Doggerel oes rhyme move a poem along on its own accord? Is there a motive power with rhyme that unrhymed poetry does not possess? Also, rhymed poetry usually communicates with at least partial clarity, perhaps because of … Continue reading

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