Who is Clive Staples Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British writer and Anglican lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, 1925–1954) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, 1954–1963). He is best known as the author of The Chronicles of Narnia, but he is also noted for his other works of fiction, such as The Screwtape Letters and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, including Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.

Lewis was close friends with J. R. R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings. Both men served on the English faculty at Oxford University and were active in the informal Oxford literary group known as the Inklings. According to Lewis's ...
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Clive Staples Lewis Poems

  • Song Of The Pilgrims
    O Dwellers at the back of the North Wind,
    What have we done to you? How have we sinned
    Wandering the Earth from Orkney unto Ind?
    ...
  • The Satyr
    When the flowery hands of spring
    Forth their woodland riches fling,
    Through the meadows, through the valleys
    Goes the satyr carolling. ...
  • Le Roi S-amuse
    Jove gazed
    On woven mazes
    Of patterned movement as the atoms whirled.
    His glance turned ...
  • The Witch
    Trapped amid the woods with guile
    They've led her bound in fetters vile
    To death, a deadlier sorceress
    Than any born for earth's distress ...
  • Our Daily Bread
    We need no barbarous words nor solemn spell
    To raise the unknown. It lies before our feet;
    There have been men who sank down into Hell
    In some suburban street, ...
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Night 19 Away 17 Earth 16 Green 16 Long 15 God 15 Light 14 Thought 14 Delight 13 Never 13


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Asayounts: "hurrah!" said corin. " i shan't have to be king. i'll always be a prince. it's princes have all the fun. " the horse and his boy clive staples lewis the chronicles of narnia book three 1954
Kipkenyan: clive staples lewis shared that “if i find something in myself that cannot be satisfied in this world, then i know i was made for another world.” how might that apply to your thought below?
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Sydney-Side
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Where's the steward?-Bar-room steward? Berth? Oh, any berth will do-
I have left a three-pound billet just to come along with you.
Brighter shines the Star of Rovers on a world that-s growing wide,
But I think I-d give a kingdom for a glimpse of Sydney-Side.
Run of rocky shelves at sunrise, with their base on ocean-s bed;
Homes of Coogee, homes of Bondi, and the lighthouse on South Head.
For in loneliness and hardship-and with just a touch of pride-
Has my heart been taught to whisper, -You belong to Sydney-Side.-
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