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ARMISTICE DAY

‘Died some pro patria non dulce non et decor.’So Ezra Pound adapted Horace’s linesfor those whose sufferings for their nationhad bred a dull, dark, painful generationwith gloria cauterised from their minds. In the calendar their deaths are still recorded.Poppies and … Continue reading

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BEAUTY

The beauty of not expectingis noticing. The beauty of noticingis being right. “When I remember,”says Ezra Pound,“when I was young; I am now surprisedhow right I was.In fact I was more right than I realised.” .

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