Tag Archives: Louis MacNeice

Les Sylphides: Louis MacNeice

Where Where The White Flowers Life in a day: he took his girl to the ballet; Being shortsighted himself could hardly see it— The white skirts in the grey Glade and the swell of the music Lifting the white sails. … Continue reading

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Bagpipe Music: Louis MacNeice

It’s no go the merry-go-round, it’s no go the rickshaw, All we want is a limousine and a ticket for the peepshow. Their knickers are made of crêpe-de-chine, their shoes are made of python, Their halls are lined with tiger … Continue reading

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Literature: Justin Richardson

For years a secret shame destroyed my peace— I’d not read Eliot, Auden or MacNeice. But then I had a thought that brought me hope— Neither had Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Pope. Justin Richardson 1900-1975 Take Heart, Illiterates Provenance is problematic … Continue reading

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