“THEN FELT I LIKE SOME WATCHER OF THE SKIES”

Posted on Friday, February 19th, 2010

On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer
Written by John Keats    October 1816
Much have I travell’d in the realms of gold,
And many goodly states and kingdoms seen;
Round many western islands have I been
Which bards in fealty to [...]

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How Did They Change Mountains?

Posted on Thursday, January 7th, 2010

The Foolish Old Man Removes the Mountains (Chinese Legend)
Story in Progress
…The Wise Old Man at the River Bend stopped the old man. He laughed and said, “How unwise you are! At your age, old and [...]

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Wang Wei

Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Wang Wei
TO QIWU QIAN BOUND HOME
AFTER FAILING IN AN EXAMINATION
In a happy reign there should be no hermits;
The wise and able should consult together….
So you, a man of the eastern mountains,
Gave up your life of [...]

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