He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow. – George Eliot November 29,

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All changed, changed utterly: A terrible beauty is born. – W.B Yeats, Easter 1916 February 27, 2023

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Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense,

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Tell me where all past years are… John Donne, ‘Go Catch a Falling Start’ January 3, 2023

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was

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A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it. Bob

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Authority that does not exist for Liberty is not authority but force. Lord Acton February 16, 2022

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I can’t think of a case where poems changed the world, but what they do is they change people’s understanding

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You and I are birds that don’t fly together. – A J, Cronin February 16, 2022

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I love to laugh Loud and long and clear I love to laugh It’s getting worse ev’ry year Mary Poppins

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