Category Archives: Poems

The Fifth of November

Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot! Guy Fawkes and his companions Did the scheme contrive, To blow the King and Parliament All … Continue reading

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October By Robert Frost

O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form and go. O hushed October morning mild, Begin … Continue reading

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An Autumn Evening By Lucy Maud Montgomery

Dark hills against a hollow crocus sky Scarfed with its crimson pennons, and below The dome of sunset long, hushed valleys lie Cradling the twilight, where the lone winds blow And wake among the harps of leafless trees Fantastic runes … Continue reading

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If By Rudyard Kipling

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too: If you can wait and … Continue reading

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Moonrise

I awoke in the Midsummer not to call night, in the white and the walk of the morning: The moon, dwindled and thinned to the fringe of a finger-nail held to the candle, Or paring of paradisaical fruit, lovely in … Continue reading

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Shelf Life: A Must-Read, Lifetime-Learning List for Men…and Women Part 3 By George Grant

  Readers are inveterate and unapologetic list makers.  Indeed, according to Umberto Eco, “Lists are the most necessary literary accessories of all.”  There are lists of books that must be read.  There are lists of books that must be reread.  … Continue reading

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Shelf Life: A Must-Read, Lifetime-Learning List for Men Part 2 By George Grant

Readers are inveterate and unapologetic list makers.  Indeed, according to Umberto Eco, “Lists are the most necessary literary accessories of all.”  There are lists of books that must be read.  There are lists of books that must be reread.  There … Continue reading

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