Tag: poetry

Uprooted

“A tree isn’t a woman; it doesn’t bear a single seed. It scatters as many of them as it can, and hopes for some of them to grow.” Every ten years, a mysterious sorcerer called The Dragon comes down from his spooky tower and chooses a most beautiful, clever girl in the village. He’s done

WWW Wednesday 9/16/2015

  What are you currently reading?   The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow Batgirl/Robin:  Year One by Scott Beatty The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (ADULTBOOKLR MADE ME DO IT) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling For Study:  The Ramayana by Ramesh Menon For Study:  A Treasury of Poems by Sarah

WWW Wednesday 9/2/2015

    What are you currently reading? The Golden Chersonese by Isabella Bird A Game of Thrones:  Graphic Novel by George RR Martin The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling For Study:  The Ramayana by Ramesh Menon For Study:  A Treasury of Poems by Sarah Anne

The Iliad

Well guys, I did it! I made it through my very first “Study Book!” The Iliad was first on my list for a reason–I’ve been trying to get to it since high school. I read The Odyssey as required reading, but Homer’s original epic poem never made the cut. I’ve always loved Greek mythology–I think it’s the

Newest Purchase

I had a pretty great book haul in September. Some new books, some used ones. Even a free one, thanks to a Twitter contest! Here’s what I picked up:   I’ve blogged about most of these already, so I’ll keep this short. But LOOK at that gorgeous purple Drop Caps from Penguin Books! Sorry if

O Captain! My Captain!

O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done, The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won, The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring;                          But O heart! heart! heart!                             O the bleeding drops

What Do Women Want?

What Do Women Want? I want a red dress. I want it flimsy and cheap, I want it too tight, I want to wear it until someone tears it off me. I want it sleeveless and backless, this dress, so no one hast o guess what’s underneath. I want to walk down the street past
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