PES Friday: This Week’s Recommended Reads – 2/16/2018

Poem In Memory of Major Robert Gregory by W. B. Yeats A touching eulogy about a man whose life was cut short much too soon in World War I. Memorable stanza: Some burn damp faggots, others may consume The entire combustible World in one small room As though dried straw, and if we turn about, The bare chimney is gone black …

PES Friday: This Week’s Recommended Reads – 2/9/2018

Okay, pretty sure I’m putting this up on the correct day now…My apologies if there was any confusion regarding yesterday’s erroneous post. I wrote this a day early since I won’t have time to write it up on Friday (which to you, is today, but tomorrow for me, but you’re reading this today…oh, time, you crafty thing). Guys, the writing …

PES Friday: This Week’s Recommended Reads – 2/2/2018

Given that I spend every day reading and studying poetry, essays, and short stories (from here on out, I’ll annoyingly refer to them collectively as PES), I thought it would be fun to post a small blurb each Friday about my favorites pulled from the prior week. Really, just another excuse for me to stay relevant on my own blog. …