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Book Review: The Princess Saves Herself In This One – Amanda Lovelace ****

“a world where all human beings are taken care of shouldn't be called a "revolutionary" way of life & yet it is. -burn” "Ah, life- the thing that happens to us while we're off somewhere else blowing on dandelions & wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales." A poetry collection divided into… Continue reading Book Review: The Princess Saves Herself In This One – Amanda Lovelace ****

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Poetry Friday: Sonnet 141- William Shakespeare/Katarina Stratford

It's been a while since I last watched 10 things I hate about you. I honestly can't remember when I watched it last. It's one of those movies when I see it's on tv, I always watch it. Any opportunity to watch Heath Ledger... Recently, a lot of actors I love have passed away. The… Continue reading Poetry Friday: Sonnet 141- William Shakespeare/Katarina Stratford

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Poetry Friday: Hope is the thing with feathers – Emily Dickinson

I've been looking at the world and what I've seen hasn't been pretty. Conflicts remain unresolved, new ones arise. But I've also seen people who stand up for what they believe is right and that gives me hope. Hope that one day, I'll wake up and I won't have to feel sad whenever I listen… Continue reading Poetry Friday: Hope is the thing with feathers – Emily Dickinson

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Poetry Friday: All that is gold does not glitter – JRR Tolkien

It took me an embarrassingly long time to realize that this poem is part of The Lord of The Rings, as in, it's actually in the book. I had heard "Not all those who wander are lost" about a million times before and I wanted to know where it came from. I dived into the… Continue reading Poetry Friday: All that is gold does not glitter – JRR Tolkien

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Poetry Friday: Als je geen contact meer hebt met de dingen – Peter Verhelst

Today was National Poetry Day here in Flanders and The Netherlands and every year there's a competition called the "Herman Deconinck prijs". It's a competition for the best poetry collection and best debut. Alongside it, the public can vote for their favourite poem. (There are six poems you can choose from) and the winning poem… Continue reading Poetry Friday: Als je geen contact meer hebt met de dingen – Peter Verhelst