Hell

I fell in love last night. With? An idea- a spark. The blaze is hot-gold And the idea smiled and inspired; Happy to be noticed. . I fell in love last night. It was with the sublime, the delicate, divine. The idea lit me as I smoked And melded to me, Fitting as easily as…

How Santa Does it All in One Night

(Recently won a little story contest with this… Merry Christmas, everyone!) ‘Twas the night before Christmas, the fireworks of excitement exploding in the dreams of every creature on Earth… There was no way of telling that this was no ordinary Christmas. Unless, of course, you know a Kringle or a Claus. Santa- that is, St…

The Flea, By John Donne

This is the original poem that made me decide to study literature, so it only feels appropriate to start this blog with this poem. The metaphysical era is rife with strange imagery, impossible paradoxes and odd metaphors. When first analysing it you feel as though you are going on some kind of strange trip- then…