Poetry
azw3 |eng | 1990-09-30 | Author:Homer & Robert Fagles

BOOK THIRTEEN: Battling for the Ships But once Zeus had driven Hector and Hector's Trojans hard against the ships, he left both armies there, milling among the hulls to bear ...
( Category: Poetry October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2018-03-27 | Author:Homer & Peter Green

( Category: Children's Folk Tales & Myths October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2016-01-01 | Author:Ocean Vuong [Vuong, Ocean]

5. bones. But don’t laugh / when these walls collapse / & only sparks / not sparrows / fly out. / When they come / to sift through these cinders—& ...
( Category: Poetry October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2019-09-05 | Author:Robert Macfarlane & Stanley Donwood [Macfarlane, Robert]

In the Green Chapel III ‘Can you hear something?’ asks The Ornithologist of no one in particular. The Armourer says: Let the catechism commence. Who holds the Strike Enable Facility ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 1742-01-01 | Author:Virgil & Robert Fagles

With those words on his lips, he gave his wife the embraces both desired, then sinking limp on her breast he courted peaceful sleep that stole throughout his body. And ...
( Category: Poetry October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2011-11-30 | Author:Christopher Smart [Smart, Christopher]

For I am inquisitive in the Lord, and defend the philosophy of the scripture against vain deceit. For the nets come down from the eyes of the Lord to fish ...
( Category: Poetry October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2014-12-04 | Author:E.R. Eddison [Eddison, E.R.]

‘I love delicacy, and for me love hath the sun’s splendour and beauty.’ Zenianthe said, ‘We know, sir, who taught you that.’ Still Lessingham, upon the stairs, stood and listened. ...
( Category: Poetry October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2016-02-23 | Author:Anna Akhmatova [Akhmatova, Anna]

Friendship is weak and useless here,​ and years of happiness, exalted and full of fire,​ because the soul is free and does not know​ the slow luxuries of sensual life. ...
( Category: Poetry October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 1992-01-01 | Author:Robin Behn & Chase Twichell [Behn, Robin]

THE SHORT NARRATIVE POEM Roland Flint Write a poem, eleven to fifteen lines long, in which you tell a story. Specifics: First of all, your poem must tell the story ...
( Category: Poetry October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2008-05-31 | Author:Mary Ruefle [Ruefle, Mary]

WHAT WOMAN If someone asked me to remember my first menses — for what woman can forget it? — I would remember the afternoon in the dressing room off of ...
( Category: Christian Living October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2015-05-31 | Author:Michael Schmidt & Helen Tookey [Schmidt, Michael]

On Heidegger’s Being and Time I When I was fourteen, I wanted to play the violin. I did not have the discipline of my twin, her feet dragging before her ...
( Category: Poetry October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2011-12-29 | Author:Warsan Shire [Shire, Warsan]

The instructor tells us that the longest a human being has held their breath under water is 19 minutes and 21 seconds. At home in the bath, my hair swells ...
( Category: Community & Culture Biographies October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2015-04-13 | Author:Gary Snyder [Snyder, Gary]

III..09 Morning Songs, Goose Lake Orion, Pleiades, in the east, then white glow on the hills, try to count the stars inside the corral of Capella they fade as light ...
( Category: Christian Literature & Fiction October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 1892-01-01 | Author:Walt Whitman

( Category: Poetry October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2020-09-15 | Author:Stefan Zweig [Zweig, Stefan]

VI Transfiguration Towards the Self The snake which cannot shed its skin, perishes. Likewise those spirits which are unable to change their concepts are no longer spirits. Men of order, ...
( Category: Historical Biographies October 19,2021 )