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Overnight, I put an index site up, and the main site went down — I contacted the webhost, who noted I had an outdated version of PHP up[1], and when that was changed, all loaded well. Another night worrying. Sometimes I wonder why I do this, and why this morning I was grumpy because I […]

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James Joyce wasted his talent on experimental novels. He could write. This simple is hard. A Flower Given to My Daughter Frail the white rose and frail are Her hands that gave Whose soul is sere and paler Than time’s wan wave. Rosefrail and fair — yet frailest A wonder wild In gentle eyes thou […]

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We are ending the end of this cycle, and with it the need to transliterate. Anne Locke’s poem or meditation worked when written well. It shows that the Puritans of that time did care and craft beauty, with words and in their lives. Unlike the women of this time, Locke did this while running a […]

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