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Weekly Tag-Line

Tag-Line: John Keats

“The poetry of the earth is never dead.” – John Keats I often remind myself that even amidst the coming of winter, when trees wither and die, that the cycle is still magnificent. There is a subtle beauty in death that Keats recognized and drew inspiration from in his poem: “On the Grasshopper and the Cricket.” … Continue reading »

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You’ve Just Been Tagged

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but that is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isint.” – Mark Twain This weeks tagline comes from the man with undoubtedly one of the greatest mustaches I’ve ever seen: Mark Twain. This quote presents an interesting parallel. As a society we are exposed to entertainment outlets … Continue reading »

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Tag. You’re it.

“History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley This week’s tagline comes from one of the major English romantic poets, Percy Bysshe Shelley. Shelley was considered far too radical in his poetry as well as his political and social views to become famous during his lifetime. … Continue reading »

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Tagline-ness

First of all, I’m terribly sorry that this is late.  The “plan” has been to change the tagline on Saturdays and provide a post detailing the writer and/or work on Sundays.  Well, I could describe my weekend to you and make excuses, but I doubt you care.  So, it didn’t happen and I’m sorry. This … Continue reading »

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Did you see?

“See what?” you might be wondering…the tag-line of course!  It’s that time again. This week’s tag-line is from Robert Frost’s poem “My Butterfly,” which you can read at the end of this post.  I’m going to try to switch every week between contemporary authors and those who are no longer with us.  I think that … Continue reading »

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Tag-line Time!

This week’s tag-line is from Anne Bishop’s Daughter of the Blood, Book1 of the Black Jewels Trilogy turned series.  It wound up being nine novels long instead of just three. I discovered this first book on my shelf last year.  God only knows when I bought it or where from, but it was one that … Continue reading »

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Did you Notice the Tag-line?

This week’s tag-line (the print in italics way up top of the page on the right) is a quote from Walt Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself.”  Hopefully this tag-line will be changed once a week to some other quote, followed by a brief discussion.  I say “hopefully” because this intern doesn’t have the best memory; … Continue reading »

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