Poem of the day – Marriage Morning by Lord Alfred Tennyson

Poem of the day -  Marriage Morning by Lord Alfred Tennyson
Light, so low upon earth, ; You send a flash to the sun.Here is the golden close of love, ; All my wooing is done.Oh, the woods and the meadows, ; Woods where we hid from the wet,Stiles where we stay’d to be kind, ; Meadows in which we met! Light, so low in the ...

Edwin Abbott

Edwin Abbott
Few are the hearts whose happy lot it is at once to recognize in each other’s voices the partner intended for them by Providence. Discuss Edwin Abbott

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs
She might hate me, and revile me, and heap indignity after indignity upon me, as she already had, until I should have hated her; but the pitiful fact remained that I loved her. Discuss Edgar Rice Burroughs

Poem of the day – Joey by Robert Service

Poem of the day -     Joey by Robert Service
I thought I would go daft when Joey died.He was my first, and wise beyond his years.For nigh a hundred nights I cried and cried,Until my weary eyes burned up my tears.Willie and Rosie tried to comfort me:A woeful, weeping family were we. I was a widow with no friends at all,Ironing men’s shirts to ...

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf
To depend upon a profession is a less odious form of slavery than to depend upon a father. Discuss Virginia Woolf

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen
Where words fail, music speaks. Discuss Hans Christian Andersen

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon
Be not penny-wise; riches have wings, and sometimes they fly away of themselves. Discuss Francis Bacon

Kate Wiggin

Kate Wiggin
Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world. Discuss Kate Wiggin

John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams
Religious discord has lost her sting; the cumbrous weapons of theological warfare are antiquated; the field of politics supplies the alchemists of our times with materials of more fatal explosion, and the butchers of mankind no longer travel to another world for instruments of cruelty and destruction. Discuss John Quincy Adams

Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman. Discuss Jonathan Swift