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The strident high
of misrule. It is
what we stand for. ...
- Ovid In The Third Reich
non peccat, quaecumque potest peccasse negare,
solaque famosam culpa professa facit.
Amores, III, xiv ...
- Mercian Hymns
King of the perennial holly-groves, the riven sandstone: overlord of the M5: architect of the historic rampart and ditch, the citadel at Tamworth, the summer hermitage in Holy Cross: guardian of the Welsh Bridge and the Iron Bridge: contractor to the desirable new estates: saltmaster: moneychanger: commissioner for oaths: martyrologist: the friend of Charlemagne.
- In Piam Memoriam
Created purely from glass the saint stands,
Exposing his gifted quite empty hands ...
- On Seeing The Wind At Hope Mansell
Whether or not shadows are of the substance
such is the expectation I can
wait to surprise my vision as a wind
enters the valley: sudden and silent ...
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- Middlingmovies: house on haunted hill (1999) dir. william malone geoffrey rush, famke janssen, taye diggs 5.6 ⭐ evil loves to party.
- Burlhorniachek: 1/ i posted not long ago about ryan wilson's book of translations proteus bound and how well he has carried over even many much translated poems. here is his version of "tomorrow" by lope de vega, alongside versions by longfellow and geoffrey hill.
- Mallerjour: geoffrey hill, meeting the moment
- Ramisbg: “if we meet each other in hell, it’s not hell.” — geoffrey hill, broken hierarchies: poems 1952-2012 painting: charlie novas
- Richardabowitz: some days i wish i had gone to oxford or cambridge so i could follow geoffrey hill poems but then i realize i'm excused since i did american time on john ashbery.