Ghalib: Selected Poems and Letters (2019) By Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib Translated by Frances W. Pritchett & Owen T.A. Cornwall Ghalib is a 19th-century Urdu-Persian poet. Ghalib: Selected Poems and … Continue Reading Thoughts on Ghalib Selected Poems and Letters
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam By Omar Khayyam (1048-1131) Translated By Edward Fitzgerald (1859) The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was translated by Edward Fitzgerald in 1859. The first translation did … Continue Reading Thoughts on Edward Fitzgerald’s Translation of Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Notebook of a Return to the Native Land (1939) By Aime Cesaire Notebook of a Return to the Native Land is a mixture of prose and lyrical poetry. There isn’t … Continue Reading Thoughts on Notebook Of A Return To The Native Land (1939)
Bitter Sweet Love (2016) By Michael Faudet I finally had the chance to read Michael Faudet’s second poetry book entitled Bitter Sweet Love this winter break. With a title like … Continue Reading A Story In Poetry: Thoughts on Bitter Sweet Love
Love & Misadventure (2013) By Lang Leav I finally had a chance to read Lang Leav’s first poetry book, Love & Misadventure. I actually read her later works first before … Continue Reading Romantic Journey: Thoughts on Love & Misadventure
Memories (2015) By Lang Leav My friend got me Lang Leav’s Memories as a birthday present. When I first saw the presentation of the book online, I was curious as to … Continue Reading The Good and Sad Times: Thoughts on Memories
Hello Everyone! I’m writing to you all because I am need of your help. One of my assignments for school is creating course syllabi for community college and university students. … Continue Reading Announcements: In Need of Reading Recommendations?
Dirty Pretty Things (2014) By Michael Faudet Dirty Pretty Things is a poetry and prose book by Michael Faudet. If I could describe this work in one sentence, I would … Continue Reading A Man’s Poetic View on Love: Thoughts on Dirty Pretty Things
Wishes I don’t believe in wishes coming true. No genies. No fairy godmothers. No wishes upon stars. Nor does the time 11:11, hold any mystic power. I don’t believe in … Continue Reading Wishes
The Universe of Us (2016) By Lang Leav The Universe of Us is the most recent poetry book created by Lang Leav. In, Lullabies, I really enjoyed her poetry and … Continue Reading Astronomical Fate: Thoughts on The Universe of Us
While I was on jury duty yesterday, all I could think about is sleep. So I came up with this little poem while waiting.
At night, I spend a majority of my time thinking and wondering. But I do spend some time talking to my friends online and usually, it’s around this time when … Continue Reading I knew her.
Lullabies (2014) By Lang Leav Lullabies is the second poetry book by Lang Leav. I encountered the poet and writer, Lang Leav from her Instagram account and also out of … Continue Reading A Poetic Song: Thoughts on Lullabies