i do not know – sonnet

i do not know what love is. i would lie if i began to praise its light and wonder and hide behind some artificial sigh pretending that my soul’s been torn asunder by any of its charms in all my life. not even once along my days (or nights) deigned love to show its beauty, … Continue reading

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Wednesday pondering – on ignorance

There is a saying, stating that “ignorance is bliss”. I’m sure that the 18th century poet Thomas Gray had no idea whatsoever that the sweetly sarcastic ending words of his Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College (let’s be clear about its tone – it is irony, OK?) would come to such a wide … Continue reading

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