Poetry: Pound – In a Station of the Metro

The apparition of these faces in the crowd:Petals on a wet, black bough.Pound One of my favorite poems, "In a Station of the Metro" is a piece of Imagist poetry depicting the briefest moment of time in crisp language and quick emotion. While I seldom like modernist poetry, this one has always fascinated me. Unlike …

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Review: House of Living Stones

Katie Schuermann's House of Living Stones is a wonderful novel for anyone who loves realist literature. This book will make you laugh, cry, and feel with the characters you are reading about.

Poetry: Shakespeare – Sonnet 116

Let me not to the marriage of true mindsAdmit impediments. Love is not loveWhich alters when it alteration finds,Or bends with the remover to remove.O no! it is an ever-fixed markThat looks on tempests and is never shaken;It is the star to every wand'ring bark,Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken.Love's not Time's fool, …

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Review: Wonderfully Made

Image from Goodreads. Author: Rev. John Kleinig Publisher: Lexham Press For those with even one finger on the pulse of our culture, it is evident that we find ourselves in a weird mix of both gnostic and hedonistic ideologies. Much of the culture pushes the notion that there is no spiritual world, no life after …

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Poetry: Chaucer – The Canterbury Tales

Whan that Aprille with his shoures soteThe droghte of Marche hath perced to the rote,And bathed every veyne in swich licour,Of which vertu engendred is the flour;Whan Zephirus eek with his swete breethInspired hath in every holt and heethThe tendre croppes, and the yonge sonneHath in the Ram his halfe cours y-ronne,And smale fowles maken …

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