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ITS PEN NAME WAS LEWIS CARROLL – Charles L. Dodgson: write and create games, as a child

He, the young adult Charles, had curly brown hair and blue or grey eyes, was about 1.83 m tall and slender.Throughout his life, he would suffer strange attacks of memory (this sounds like the writer may have suffered from epilepsy). From a young age, he wrote poetry and short stories. He, the Victorian author Lewis Carroll was born in, 1832, ...

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POETRY FROM SWITZERLAND

OUR LIVES ARE SWISS – Poem by Emily Dickinson So still, so cool. Till some odd afternoon the Alps neglect their curtains and we look farther on! Italy stands the other side! While like a guard – between the solemn Alps – the siren Alps forever intervene!                                               PHONE WEATHER – Poem by Ilene Bauer Your phone will inform you ...

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DECEMBER 20 – Poetry by Dastilige Nevante

DECEMBER 20 A few steps from the winter returns to meek valley. Look at the wolf, fear has searched the nightmare and scratched the earth, sniffing the new season of the horizon in the winter. He is only a lamb and its clumps of wool sweaters are tender angel delicate hands that prepare the darkest day, next to his house ...

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EXTREMADURA POEMS

SAN FELIPE – Poetry by Lee Anne Sittler Don’t watch the blooms make love, the visual screams they make, incongruous, dissonant, cantankerous spirits cascading into cloud wisps, re-forming around María trapped in her chapel. María, don’t watch too closely, in summer, the children swimming in the river; the white houses lapping over the river’s edge like abandoned kittens. Don’t watch ...

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ITALIAN POETRY LIBRARY / TUSCANY

For the Italian language, the text that is considered as the first written document no longer in Latin but in the vernacular (960-963), is represented by the witnesses formulas relating to the ownership of lands claimed by the abbey of Montecassino. If there is a land of choice of literature, this is undoubtedly Tuscany, where the Italian language is developed, ...

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POETRY LIBRARY / SICILY

Everyone loves to travel, but not everyone loves to travel the same way. All you have to do is have the time in your life. Meeting Benches. The way to make the world a better place is easy. Choose a bench, where you can publish what you have painted or written, a review of a book that you’ve read, or ...

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GERMAN POETRY – Eduard Moerike

Eduard Moerike was Lutheran pastor and German poet, born near Stuttgart, in 1804 inside an September day. His first published work was the novel Maler Nolten. Poet, novelist, clergyman, and scholar, he is not only one of the great German poets, but also a writer who deeply inspired composers. His extraordinary handling of sounds (and rhythmic patterns), evokes the magical ...

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POETRY LIBRARY / AUSTRALIA – Dorothy Porter

Her first collection signalled the arrival of a new voice on the Australian poetry. Her ability to convey the heat of passion is a first secret of her repertoire. Dorothy Porter reminded us that poetry could handle many, many sensations and emotions, as quiet intimacy orjealousy, seduction, wild sex and obsession, that suggest love in its various phases. Always, she ...

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ON THE BORDER OF THE DISTANCE – Slovenian Poems in the moonlight, in the short days of April

The Vitruvian Man, is a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci. https://leonardodavinci.stanford.edu/submissions/clabaugh/history/leonardo.html It is accompanied by notes based on the work of the architect Vitruvius. The drawing, depicts a man in two superimposed positions with his arms and legs apart and inscribed in a circle and square. Leonardo’s image has become much more than a literal illustration of a proportional canon. ...

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HUNGARIAN SHADES OF POETRY

NIGHT’S – Poetry by Petöfi Sándor Night’s sleep peacefully village and town, moon Light shines the sky, starry. Asleep and you, my jewel, holdes girl sloes eye with blonde hair? I want this night to sleep are not fit, dreaming I lie awake, find no rest, Kingdoms float before my eyes, and the queen in you.Is also stealing a gross ...

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