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  1. TO THOMAS HARDY (On His Birthday) BY EDEN...

    TO THOMAS HARDY
    (On His Birthday)

    BY EDEN PHILLPOTTS

    To wisdom, truth, and beauty dedicate,
    With vision clear as cloudless break of day,
    You mark man on his immemorial way
    Rousing old...
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    To the river aven

    TO THE RIVER AVEN
    By ERNEST DOWSON 25th January, 1898

    Is lotus eating lost in an old story,
    And is the Golden Age departed when
    Gorse lined...
  3. Thread: Great poets!!

    by deguonis
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    Hi. Do you speak Irish?

    Hi.

    Do you speak Irish?
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    A GAME OF CHESS / Herbert Palmer

    A GAME OF CHESS
    By HERBERT E. PALMER

    We ranged the chessmen on the chequered deal.
    And then I said, "To make the game more real
    We'll play the Great War. I'll be Germany;
    For you, I guess, the...
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    I'm not very big of movie-watching, let alone...

    I'm not very big of movie-watching, let alone contemporary cinematography. I tend to avoid anything that's made nowadays in movies and books if they're fiction. Now, documentaries and non-fiction...
  6. Thread: Ernest blake

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    Wll. H. Ogilvie & other poets

    I tend to like several old nowadays unknown Poets.
    Perfect lines by Mr. Ogilvie.

    DAFFODILS
    By Will. H. Ogilvie

    Ho! You there, selling daffodils along the windy street,
    Poor drooping, dusty...
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    Ode to the Moon...

    Ode to the Moon
    By Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
  8. To thomas hardy on his eighty-third birthday

    TO THOMAS HARDY ON HIS EIGHTY-THIRD BIRTHDAY
    By ALFRED NOYES

    A breath of hope, for those who have known despair;
    Of victory, for those who have drunk defeat;
    Of harvest, when the wounded fields...
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    Overrated Books

    A superb Irish essayist and a British fiction-writer deliver their opinion about overrated books:

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    Another extremely overrated book is The Catcher in the Rye.
    I don't want to mention more...
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    I"m sorry if I angered someone with this debate....

    I"m sorry if I angered someone with this debate. These are just my opinions. English is a truly good language, even for literary purposes but it saddens me that Greenlandic, Maltese, Malagasy, Manx,...
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    Best languages on earth

    My Top 10:

    1- Finnish: Best language this planet has. It should be officialy declared so by some important agency. It's so elegant. A masterpiece. It has no errors.
    2- Hungarian
    3- Estonian
    4-...
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    Personal Poetry??

    The room says:
    Forum: Poems, Poets, and Poetry
    Discuss those who paint with words and the works that they create.

    Still and all, there have been some individuals posting personal poetry on this...
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    TO THE RIVER AVEN By ERNEST DOWSON

    TO THE RIVER AVEN
    By ERNEST DOWSON 25th January, 1898

    Is lotus eating lost in an old story,
    And is the Golden Age departed when
    Gorse lined...
  14. Thread: W. H. Davies

    by deguonis
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    W. H. Davies

    Most of you know the Welsh poet W. H. Davies although he didn't write anything in Welsh. Outrageous.

    Here is a terrific essay by Davies that you won't find in any of his books!

    I suspect nobody...
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    Quotes By Robert Wilson Lynd

    Quotes By Robert Lynd

    *The most popular of the vices at the present moment seems to me to be intolerance.

    *I believe that without variety of opinion life would be intolerable–especially without...
  16. Thread: W. J. Turner

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    W. J. Turner

    I thought this room was a space to discuss other poets yet I've noticed someone else posting personal poetry...

    W. J. Turner, Australian-born neglected and forgotten poet and music critic. A poet...
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    John Alfred Spender

    2 poems by John Alfred Spender whose nephew was Stephen Spender.



    ME

    Yesterday I woke untimely
    At five a.m.
    But seizing the opportunity
    I reflected on ME,
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    Like Aardvarks?

    Like

    Aardvarks?
  19. The Iceberg's Song. By William Blathwayt (1915)

    The Iceberg's Song.
    By William Blathwayt

    I AM an iceberg ; ha, ha !
    See how I glisten sharp and cold;
    The bitter Arctic seas have rolled
    Around my sides ; I am old, old !
    I sprang at first...
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    Croatia, Netherlands, Argentina, USA, Portugal,...

    Croatia, Netherlands, Argentina, USA, Portugal, Belgium, France, Australia.
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    Like. Irish language?

    Like.

    Irish language?
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    Peanuts.

    Peanuts.
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    The Doorman And The Dormouse

    I have noticed this semester,
    that the ant has antennas!
    Derek made fun of me
    because I didn't know this before!
    That rascal deserves to be lashed!
    I am aware of antennas!
    And this reminds...
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    Robert Wilson Lynd.

    Robert Wilson Lynd.
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    Hello, sir. Welcome! Do you speak gaeilge?

    Hello, sir. Welcome! Do you speak gaeilge?
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