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The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot. The Full Poem. Published 100 years ago in October 1922.

The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot (1888 – 1965). Regarded as perhaps the finest poem in the English language in the 20th century, the poet won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Born in the USA, he lived in Britain from the age of 25 until his death in London aged 76. Continue reading 



IS THE EARTH TRAUMATISED? UNINHABITABLE. A Long, Poetic Critique on our Long Lasting Omnicrisis

TITLES OF THE SECTIONS

i Who is Responsible?
ii. An Experience of Enviro-mental life.
iii. As Creatures fly to the Unknown
iv Winter Chills breathe down our Neck
v. Uninhabitable? Continue reading 



GOODBYE, YOUR MAJESTY. A POEM

September exposes the python winding its way
A concrete world, of slabs of stone with
Daunting streets and the chill of the coalface Continue reading 



Lives of the Dead. A book of death poems by Hanoch Levin, an Israeli playwright. A review. Provocative. Frank. Uncomfortable Reading

I received an email from a Dharma friend in Israel recommending I read playwright/poet, Hanoch Levin (1943-1999), who lived in Tel Aviv. I checked out some of his writings on social media and then purchased his collected poems Lives of the Dead. Continue reading 



Eight Poems with an Edge. To be Read in a Time of Reflection. Written by English, Scottish, German, Israeli and American poets

1. THIS BE THE VERSE
Philip Larkin (1922-1985)
One of his best-known poems in the past 70 years in the UK. Larkin says our parents were fucked up by their parents so we can’t blame them. Public who know his poems often regard him as a national treasure. Continue reading 




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