Posts Tagged ‘ childhood ’

First Book Tag

October 28, 2015
First Book Tag

Alina tagged me last week and I finally had the time to think about some book-related firsts. Except I chose to go with an English version of the tag, for those who do not speak Romanian. And because I simply wanted to have this tag written in two languages on eLitere. Once you’re done reading […]

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Frost at Midnight

May 14, 2015
Frost at Midnight

The Frost performs its secret ministry, Unhelped by any wind. The owlet’s cry Came loud—and hark, again! loud as before. The inmates of my cottage, all at rest, Have left me to that solitude, which suits Abstruser musings: save that at my side My cradled infant slumbers peacefully. ‘Tis calm indeed! so calm, that it […]

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The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy

February 25, 2015
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy

Allow me to return to Tim Burton‘s poems. Let us speak today about The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy. If you’ve seen even one of his films, get ready to step into a world similar to those shown on TV. It’s a strange universe, where you encounter children who are human(ish). Special people, if you […]

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Issues of Identity 1

January 8, 2015
Issues of Identity 1

19th Century American Fiction What interests us in this essay is to see the way identity (of the individual and of the state) is described in some of the 19th century stories written in the United States of America. Puritanism and the Civil War are two of the factors that left their mark on the […]

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Last Waking Minutes

December 19, 2014
Last Waking Minutes

Tidal waves, crumbling cliffs, Thoughts scramble, the brain throws fits; From childhood mishaps to recent activities, Images and feelings strike the imagination and all other sensitivities, Keeping you awake and mocking you, giving to recent problems all the best possibilities. And as the sun shines and warms up the eyelids, The resolve is locked up… […]

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Us Two

December 16, 2014
Us Two

Wherever I am, there’s always Pooh, There’s always Pooh and Me. Whatever I do, he wants to do, “Where are you going today?” says Pooh: “Well, that’s very odd ‘cos I was too. Let’s go together,” says Pooh, says he. “Let’s go together,” says Pooh. “What’s twice eleven?” I said to Pooh. (“Twice what?” said […]

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