Tag Archives: Poetry & Verse

Something for St. Valentine’s Day

I used to read a lot more poetry than I do now. Tastes shift and change, and experience brings the perspective to realise that a lot of sentiments expressed through poems have either (a) already been written, far better, by … Continue reading

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The Eclogues, by Virgil: A Brief Discussion

The reading of ancient literature is filled with complications. In most cases, if a modern reader wants access to a work from the Classical world, they must do so via one of the – sometimes numerous¬†– translations, unless they have … Continue reading

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