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Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by W.B. Yeats
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Paradise Regained by John Milton
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The Complete Poems, Drama, and Correspondence by John Keats
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La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman
"Phillip Pullman is clearly capable of great things. He achieves an absolute mastery of tone, style and plot in The Golden Compass. However, I found none of that mastery in this book.

Admittedly, I had major reservations going into it; yet, for all..." Read more of this review »
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Ulysses by James Joyce
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The Darkness Around Us is Deep by William Stafford
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Every War Has Two Losers by William Stafford
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“A Ritual to Read to Each Other


If you don’t know the kind of person I am
and I don’t know the kind of person you are
a pattern that others made may prevail in the world
and following the wrong god home we may miss our star.

For there is many a small betrayal in the mind,
a shrug that lets the fragile sequence break
sending with shouts the horrible errors of childhood
storming out to play through the broken dyke.

And as elephants parade holding each elephant’s tail,
but if one wanders the circus won’t find the park,
I call it cruel and maybe the root of all cruelty
to know what occurs but not recognize the fact.

And so I appeal to a voice, to something shadowy,
a remote important region in all who talk:
though we could fool each other, we should consider---
lest the parade of our mutual life get lost in the dark.

For it is important that awake people be awake,
or a breaking line may discourage them back to sleep;
the signals we give---yes or no, or maybe---
should be clear: the darkness around us is deep.
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Corvus by Esther Woolfson
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T.S. Eliot
“Should I, after tea and cakes and ices,
Have the strength to force the moment to its crisis?
But though I have wept and fasted, wept and prayed,
Though I have seen my head (grown slightly bald) brought in upon a platter,
I am no prophet--and here's no great matter;
I have seen the moment of my greatness flicker,
I have seen the eternal Footman hold my coat, and snicker,
And in short, I was afraid. ”
T.S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock and Other Poems

W.B. Yeats
“I have spread my dreams under your feet.
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”
W.B. Yeats

Virginia Woolf
“I feel so intensely the delights of shutting oneself up in a little world of one’s own, with pictures and music and everything beautiful.”
Virginia Woolf, The Voyage Out

Virginia Woolf
“It appeared that nobody ever said a thing they meant, or ever talked of a feeling they felt, but that was what music was for.”
Virginia Woolf, The Voyage Out

Mary  Stewart
“The gods only go with you if you put yourself in their path. And that takes courage.”
Mary Stewart, The Crystal Cave

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