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He milks the weeds of his home-town
and pours the bitter broth in a ceramic bowl,
drop by drop
, like harvesting syrup,
that slow serenade of nearly-not-a-liquid, 78 altre parole


Book Review: Annie John (1985), by Jamaica Kincaid

May 2, 2008

Annie John, written by Jamaica Kincaid, represents a Bildungsroman/Caribbean novel – first published in 1985. The setting of the story takes place in the 1950s on the island of Antigua. 2.756 altre parole


Character Overview: The Catcher In The Rye, by J.D. Salinger

August 16, 2008

Written by J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye represents a coming-of-age novel that  features seventeen-year-old Holden Caulfield as the main character/narrator. Salinger wrote this novel in the late 1940s and early 1950s in New York; in fact, sections of the novel were printed as short stories in Collier’s (December 1945), and in The New Yorker (December 1946). 2.767 altre parole


Acquiescence of Adolescence

I’m trying to remove myself from myself. It’s becoming difficult to just be – just be. There are so many questions, questions I ask as frequently as I answer. 129 altre parole


The 2017 Vondel Prize

The Vondel Translation Prize – a bi-annual prize established by the Society of Authors – has been awarded to the American translator David McKay, the translator of Stefan Hertmans’ novel… 354 altre parole

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The Ultimate Struggle: Me vs. Relationships

Yesterday was the end of the world as I knew it.

For the past eighteen months, I’ve been in the longest relationship of my life. I went into it blind, trusting, and on such a romantic high. 280 altre parole

Emotional Rollercoaster