Daily Archives: February 2, 2019

The Prisoners: A Prose Poem

Nobody here ever deserved to be a prisoner in their own eyes, a man said to me.  He was dressed rather nicely, so I thought he must be on the prison staff.  When I asked him, he said that he … Continue reading

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Book Review: Farmer Giles Of Ham

Farmer Giles Of Ham, by J.R.R. Tolkien Besides his writings in the Middle Earth universe, Tolkien wrote a great deal of diverse writings, including this enjoyable fantasy tale that began as a tale for his children and became a short … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tree And Leaf

Tree And Leaf, Including The Poem Mythopoeia, by J.R.R. Tolkien This book is one whose genre is difficult to tell.  To be sure, the writings in this book are all connected by a theme, namely fantasy as a genre and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lay Of Aotrou & Itroun

The Lay Of Aotrou & Itroun, by J.R.R. Tolkien I’m not sure how I feel about this book.  The poem at the heart of this book is compelling, to be sure, but it doesn’t really feel as if the poem … Continue reading

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