Once Upon a Time….

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I love this post by Charles French and the comments and book choices offered by the commentators. Their book choices and comments brought to my mind many wonderful books, I read years ago, and I was delighted to see them loved once more.  Originally posted on, charles french words reading and writing: (https://pixabay.com) One of my …

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For Serious Contemplation Alejandra Pizarnik Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972 Trans. Yvett Siegert New Directions, May blogged from World Literature Today.com Referencing an ancient medical practice, immortalized in a painting by Hieronymus Bosch, Alejandra Pizarnik’s collection of poems explores themes of depression, childhood, death, and the border between language and silence. Her poetry …

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          Beginning with the Voyager space launch and moving through explorations of touch, Hungarian writer Zsolt Láng examines his relationships to music, books, and art.   Reblogged from World Literature Today.com When the two Voyager space probes were launched in 1977, I was 170cm tall and weighed 68 kg. I was …

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I have been nominated for this award by charlesfrenchonwordsreadingandwriting.wordpress.com Thank you Professor French for this lovely honor by nominating me for the Lovely Blog Award! The Rules: *Thank the person who nominated you, and give a link to his/her blog. *List the rules. *Display  the image of the award on your post. *List seven facts about …

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THE FORTUNES OF TIME  Forget you, how could I? Does the sun fall from the sky? Does the rain no longer pour, On the wasteland of my heart? Should the wind no longer blow, Across the sea of my emotions? Never, never, For you are always with me, With every sigh, With every tear, That …

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