Poetry: Thomas – Do not go gentle into that good night

Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right,Because their words had forked no lightning theyDo not go gentle into that good night. Good men, the last wave by, crying …

Continue reading Poetry: Thomas – Do not go gentle into that good night

Review: Another Kingdom

Author: Andrew Klavan Publisher: Turner Confession: I love spoilers. Ok, maybe that is not entirely true. But I don't always mind knowing how a story ends, or what happens in the meantime. It does ruin just about any book-to-film I see (as they never get the story right). But, I like knowing stories because I love stories. That I …

Continue reading Review: Another Kingdom

Poetry: Frost – In a Disused Graveyard

"The living come with grassy tread To read the gravestones on the hill; The graveyard draws the living still, But never any more the dead."

Poetry: Coleridge – Epitaph

Stop, Christian passer-by!—Stop, child of God,And read with gentle breast. Beneath this sodA poet lies, or that which once seemed he.O, lift one thought in prayer for S. T. C.;That he who many a year with toil of breathFound death in life, may here find life in death!Mercy for praise—to be forgiven for fameHe asked, …

Continue reading Poetry: Coleridge – Epitaph

Poetry: Keats – To Autumn

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;Conspiring with him how to load and blessWith fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run;To bend with apples the moss'd cottage-trees,And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core;To swell the gourd, and plump the hazel shellsWith a sweet kernel; to set budding more,And …

Continue reading Poetry: Keats – To Autumn