Solomon’s Secret Seal

Made in brass or lead, this seal was placed upon the Vessel of Brass at the top to secure the Evil Spirits within.  It has to have been made by a virtuous God-fearing man. It has to be made on a Tuesday or Saturday (the days of Mars and Saturn), at midnight, when the moon […]

Society of Flowers; A Metaphorical Moral

How beautiful the flowers are In Spring and Summer time The clambering Clematis That does a trellis climb And from the top triumphant They gather their applause Greedily supporting Their egocentric cause Standing to attention The daffodil is proud In regimental fashion Collectively they crowd Ready with their trumpets Soundlessly serenade The march into the […]

Lockdown Poetry

It’s always a good idea to maintain a sense of humour during hard times, and with this in mind, the following tongue in cheek lockdown related poems are meant to bring a smile and some light relief. More Poetry:

Top Ten Quotes of American President George Washington

George Washington (1732 – 1799) was a military general, statesman, and American political leader. He led the Patriot forces to victory in the American War for Independence. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, where the U.S. Constitution was established, and he served […]

Poems of Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English literary genius, famous for his many classic novels such as The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Hard Times, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol, and many more. Less well known, but equally highly regarded, are his notable poems, which mark him as a talented […]

Top Ten Confucius Quotes

Confucius (551 – 479 BC) was a Chinese politician and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn time period. He is known for his words of wisdom on subjects involving morality, correctness, justice and sincerity.The thoughts of Confucius have influenced societies and their leaders for over two thousand years, and they are just as relevant today […]

Poems of Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Fitzgerald (1896 – 1940) was a successful American novelist. He was famous for four novels; ‘This Side Of Paradise’, ‘The Beautiful And Damned’, ‘The Great Gatsby’, and ‘Tender Is The Night’, which earned him recognition as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Less well known, but of equal importance, […]

Poetry of Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronte, (1816 – 1855), was an English novelist and poet. She was born in Yorkshire and was the eldest of four surviving siblings, Anne, Branwell, and Emily. She is known best for her novels, ‘Jane Eyre’, ‘Villette’, ‘The Professor’ and ‘Shirley’, all considered to be classics of English literature. Publishing under the names of […]

American Literature: Poetry of Mark Twain

Did you know that as well as being referred to as ‘The Father of American Literature’ for his many classic novels such as ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’, and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’, Mark Twain (1835 – 1910) also wrote poetry? Clearly a talented poet, Mark Twains poems display his natural ability for writing […]