Serious Writers and Adolescent Poetry

T. S. Eliot is considered one of the major poets of the 20th Century, and for good reason. Thomas Stearns (which is a great name, apparently in Anglo Saxon it means ‘stern’ , surprisingly enough) Eliot is a great Modernist poet, The Waste Land being probably the best known of his serious, grown up poems.Continue reading “Serious Writers and Adolescent Poetry”

Watching TV

Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke is a science fiction novel published in 1953. It is about aliens coming to Earth and taking over in a completely non-violent way. Basically, they see what an utter mess we’re making of everything – all the war, bigotry, cruelty to animals, and so forth – and they stepContinue reading “Watching TV”

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