Poetry: Kilmer – Trees

Poems are made by fools like me, But only God can make a tree.

Coming Soon – A Fire to Kindle by Daniel Dydek

A couple of years ago, I reviewed a fascinating fantasy series by Daniel Dydek. Now, he's starting a new series, and I got to read one of his ARC copies (yes!). I have really enjoyed his books so far, and if you like Christian fantasy, you will too! A Fire to Kindle is a Christian mystery …

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Poetry: Coleridge – On Donne’s Poetry

With Donne, whose muse on dromedary trots,Wreathe iron pokers into true-love knots;Rhyme's sturdy cripple, fancy's maze and clue,Wit's forge and fire-blast, meaning's press and screw. Here we find two brilliant poets wrapped into one poem. This poem is both highly amusing to me and quite intriguing. The more I look at, the more I love …

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Review: Gulliver’s Travels

There were many books I was supposed to have read in school, and I'm pretty sure this is one of them. I can't remember exactly, but it was probably the case with this one as well. But hey, I guess it just wasn't the time yet. So I suggested to my reading group that we …

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Poetry: Milton – On Shakespeare

What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones,The labor of an age in pilèd stones,Or that his hallowed relics should be hidUnder a star-ypointing pyramid?Dear son of Memory, great heir of fame,What need’st thou such weak witness of thy name?Thou in our wonder and astonishmentHast built thyself a live-long monument.For whilst to th’ shame of …

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