Monthly Archives: June 2011

A LA RECHERCHE DE TEMPS DEMI PERDU:REMINISCENCE AND VERTICAL TIME IN MEMORY

I was reading a book “Beginning Theory”(Peter Barry, 1992, rev.2002, 2009), an analysis of literary critical theory from liberal humanism(“close readings” of texts, set up as ahistorical and apolitical and viewed, arrogantly and hegemonically, as “objective”)upto feminist readings, historicism, postcolonial studies, … Continue reading

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MY SPIRITUALITY

I do not want Established Dogmatic Religion,  which PERSECUTED So many Gay people. I do not want “Churches” which Exclude or “Tolerate” Gay people.   I create my own (Non-theist) SPIRITUALITY, Made up of Belief in the soul The spirit; That … Continue reading

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REVIEW OF A JUST RE-CLAMATION:”THE SECRET DUBLIN DIARY OF GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS” BY ROBERT WALDRON

I have just finished reading this startling , lovely and ineffably poignant book. It really DOES bring up for debate and consideration, what is the “truth” of a person’s/writer’s (inner) life: in this case, what was the reality, the “inscape”(to use Hopkins’ … Continue reading

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MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL: ME READING MY OWN POEMS, HOPKINS, QUEER THEORY ETC:STEVSKASKOV

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THE ILLUMINATED CAFE PART 3:RANDOM

A Trout(Quintet) A conch Variegated Vases Random Music Playing As the senses blur In a synasthaesic Blend of Beauty and Espresso

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THE ILLUMINATED CAFE PART 2

As I walked Up the stairs, I heard The clatter of Coffee cups Perhaps espresso…   And entered The centre And heartbeat Of the Bohemian Republic Where I live… Redbush tea, Coffee cafetieres And, opposite, The campest, Most kitsch Pinkly-painted … Continue reading

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TO GERARD

You wanted someone To WHOLLY Absolve you,Gerard….   I absolve you….   Why did you have to Torment yourself About “The boys With dare and With downdolphinry and Bellbright Bodies”, Whom you loved And watched bathe, In “Epithalmion”; The handsome … Continue reading

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