Book-aholism | poetry

Poem About Losing A Beloved Dog

I love my dog so much, she is a gentle soul and the most loyal friend. Even thinking about losing her one day, brings tears to my eyes. How will we ever live without her? Today I read poetry about dogs, and came across this sad poem by R. Kipling (1865-1936). If you are a […]

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Book-aholism | poetry

Poem by Chairil Anwar. Me.

Hi, guys. If you love poetry you are in for a treat, because today I came across this powerful poem written by Indonesian poet- Chairil Anwar (1922-1949), who rebelled against Dutch colonial rule, and wrote with intense passion. A poem “Me” also known as “Aku” was chanted during rallies and protests in the declaration of […]

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Wisdom.

For in wisdom there is a spirit intelligent and holy, unique of it’s kind, made up of many parts, subtle, free-moving, lucid, spotless, clear, invulnerable, loving what is good, eager, unhindered, beneficent, kindly towards others, steadfast, unerring, untouched by care, all-powerful, all-surveying, and permeating all intelligent, pure, and delicate spirits… the man who rises early […]

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The Luxe by Anna Godbersen.

Hi, friends, I just finished this awesome historical fiction, called The Luxe, and I am hooked! This is the first book written by Anna Godbersen that I read, but I promise you, it’s not the last! I am so lucky that my favourite Irish pre-loved book store The Book Shop had not only this book, but […]

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Lily Prior, La Cucina.

 Possible triggers– Animal slaughter. Sex scenes. Loss of virginity. Violence. Murder. Birth. Death. Children with birth defects. Adults only. I was really looking forward to read this book, since the day, I held it in my hands for the very first time. Sicilian kitchen, traditions and the way of life- all sounded very promising, but […]

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