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My River Runs to Thee, By Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) My River runs to thee—Blue Sea! Wilt welcome me? My River wait reply—Oh Sea—look graciously—I’ll fetch thee BrooksFrom spotted nooks—Say—Sea—Take Me! The River, By Sara Teasdale (1884-1933) I came from the sunny … Continue reading
The River Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803 – 1882 And I behold once more My old familiar haunts; here the blue river, The same blue wonder that my infant eye Admired, sage doubting whence the traveller came,— Whence brought his sunny bubbles ere he … Continue reading
February 7, 2018 The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go … Continue reading
December 27, 2015 War Has Been Given A Bad Name By Bertold Brecht I am told that the best people have begun saying How, from a moral point of view, the Second World War Fell below the standard of the … Continue reading
December 8, 2015 Imagined by Neil Gaiman: “Have you ever thought about what it means to be a god?” asked the man. He had a beard and a baseball cap. “It means you give up your mortal existence to become … Continue reading
December 1, 2015 Dover Beach By Matthew Arnold The sea is calm tonight. The tide is full, the moon lies fair Upon the straits; on the French coast the light Gleams and is gone; the cliffs of England stand, Glimmering … Continue reading