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A Little Yeats

William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet of some acclaim, whose work I first ran across in a book of . . . well, of Irish poetry. Somehow, I managed to stumble onto his poem entitled “Adam’s Curse”. We sat together at one summer’s end, That beautiful mild woman, your close friend, And you and I, […]

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Rediscovering Asimov

Recently, our high school library went through a purge, prior to its being moved to a different school. Piles of books were stacked by the entrance or on a particular set of shelves, waiting for students (or teachers) to adopt them and take them to new homes. In the course of this, I managed to […]

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