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Sunday, 12 May, 2024

Rendition, to render

"Is that what I've become, a piece of meat?" - Brad Renfro

Saturday, 30 March, 2024

Literature, the People, and the Words.

I will say I am the sum of my books. - V.S. Naipaul

Sunday, 12 November, 2023

Everyday Onwards.

“For someone who loved words as much as I did, it was amazing how often they failed me.” - M.L. Rio, If We Were Villains  […]

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Thursday, 26 October, 2023

The Ocean, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Ocean
By Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Ocean has its silent caves,
Deep, quiet, and alone;
Though there be fury on the waves,
Beneath them there is none.

The awful spirits of the deep
Hold their communion there;
And there are those for whom we weep,
The young, the bright, the fair.

Calmly the wearied seamen rest
Beneath their own blue sea.
The ocean solitudes are blest,
For there is purity.

The earth has guilt, the earth has care,
Unquiet are its graves;
But peaceful sleep is ever there,
Beneath the dark blue waves.

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Monday, 9 October, 2023

"What is special is that he touches on the deepest feelings that you have." Literature prize 2023.