Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mamma, don’t, for God’s sake, leave us.

The youngsters are concerned. Their mamma is in peril, from a relentless scourge. They are rushing to see her, waste away before their streaming eyes. To be of a bit of solace, to her who has been solace personified to … Continue reading

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The mighty Yew and the domineering shrew.

Here is a hauntigly beautiful poem, a despairing cry in the wilderness of a forlorn soul, craving for succour and solace but finding none, from the mighty yew tree standing deaf and mute under the beguiling blue glow of a … Continue reading

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The disconsolate young man sings an anguished lullaby.

The young man is numb and disconsolate. No, not that only a few grains of grit remained as yet in his hour-glass they too hastening down swiftly, inexorably. He is anxious at this young girl swamped in a plight as … Continue reading

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I prefer reading: Travels with a Donkey – Robert Louis Stevenson

In a recent post of mine I have made a mention about R.L.Stevenson’s Travels with a Donkey. Here is a link to another afficinado’s review of the chronicle. http://preferreading.blogspot.in/2010/06/travels-with-donkey-robert-louis.html

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A sis sings a sweet lullaby to her elder bro

The weary looking young man is intent on making it big, making a great name for himself , in the theater arena. His father, out of concern for the young man’s future has been striving and getting him job after … Continue reading

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Discovering the Stevenson Trail – GR 70

Here is a link to a site dedicated to the Stevenson trail I had referred to in a reent post of mine http://www.chemin-stevenson.org/en/discovering-the-trail.html Here is a link to the project Gutenburg eBook of the Travel-log of Stevenson, with a nice … Continue reading

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The Prince and the pauper.

One of the many fascinating stories that I had learnt from Bobby in my childhood, was the story of The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain,,which he studied as part of his school-work. This interesting story was made into … Continue reading

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