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Literary Tuesday – Warning, When I am an Old Woman

Yes, I know it’s Wednesday but it might still be Tuesday somewhere in the world. I was reminded of this brilliant poem by Jenny Joseph on Sunday morning whilst we were drinking apperos of Pastis and wine in the garden, and nibbling … Continue reading

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Literary Tuesday – Will there really be a morning

I first read this poem by Emily Dickinson when I read it at the beginning of the Frances Farmer biography Will There Really Be a Morning (Frances Farmer was an American film actress during the 1930s and 40s who was … Continue reading

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Literary Tuesday – Heaven by Rupert Brooke

One of my favourite poems by one of my favourite poets and onomatopoeia too – perfect! Heaven Fish (fly-replete, in depth of June, Dawdling away their wat’ry noon) Ponder deep wisdom, dark or clear, Each secret fishy hope or fear. Fish … Continue reading

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