A Matter of Nurture: A Must-Read Short Story

The target answered the door in a rumpled bathrobe and musky slippers. He stood silent a moment in the doorway to his condo, studied her with puffy, red eyes. “You’re here to kill me.”

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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night: Poetry Analysis

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night  By: Dylan Thomas As his father lay dying, Thomas writes a poem to suggests that the most appropriate way to leave this Earth is with bold ferocity. Gently awaiting death to triumph is the coward’s way out, according to this poem you should ‘rage’ against the end […]

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Butcher’s Dozen

  Butcher’s Dozen By: Thomas Kinsella “More mangled corpses, bleeding lame, Holding their wounds. They chose their ground, ghost by ghost, without a sound, And one stepped forward, soiled and white…”                ********************************************* Analysis: This poem is told like an event, displaying the happenings of Bloody Sunday in an […]

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One Thousand White Women

One Thousand White Women – The Journals of May Dodd                                                       By: Jim Fergus Genre: Historical fiction 434 pages  “The influence of gods being only as good as their earthly […]

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