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Just two poems for a winter day . . .

Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, … Continue reading

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Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes final review

Ho, ho, ho!  Summer reading project done before Christmas!  Yes, the book is finished.  Did you hear the firecrackers flying in Pennsylvania the other night?  907 pages, but who was counting?  (I was, and I’m afraid you might have been, … Continue reading

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January—–It’s for the Birds!

How can January be the least bit dreary when we have cheerful feathered company right outside the window at the bird feeder? “Be Like the Bird”    by Victor Hugo Be like the bird, who Halting in his flight On limb too … Continue reading

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