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Music on My Mind

22 August 2017

Ajda Pekkan, "Bambaşka Biri".

Three Poem Drafts

21 August 2017

The RiverA long and ashen river runsin caverns never touched by sun,where sorrows sleep and dream of deathin darkness never touched by breath,and hope is lost, and vernal grasswill...

Bernardus Claraevallensis

20 August 2017

Today is the memorial of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Doctor of the Church. A member of the Cistercian order, he built a reformed monastery in the Val d'Absinthe, which he named Claire...

Speed in Rather Longer than a Span

19 August 2017

A Ballad of Abbreviationsby G. K. ChestertonThe American's a hustler, for he says so, And surely the American must know.He will prove to you with figures why it pays so Beginning...