Icy Leaves

How merciless is Fortune to bind you, Keeping you hidden with her harsh techniques. She wounds me thus: forcing my heart in two, I see the stark-white pallor of your cheeks. Though nightfall's gentle cradle shelters them From gluttonous Time's fast-decaying grasp, I dream of muted breath, a stolen gem That scolds as it slides …

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Splinters through the Earth

It's been a few weeks since I've taken part in Sammi Cox's Weekend Writing Prompt, but through a combination of having submitted all of my university assessments yesterday, and procrastinating from the large stack of reading that I still need to get through, I decided that I had enough time to give it a go this …

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Author Spotlight: Terry Pratchett

Author Spotlight Terry Pratchett (1948-2015) Appreciating literature in the modern age can sometimes be difficult. Jacobean and Victorian works may always draw more attention to themselves, for literature appears to gather more importance with age. However, this does not mean that modern authors should be neglected, particularly when their books convey the power and magic …

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