I am a new media geek - web writer & editor - who has a love for all things old (rare books, ancient cites, hoary legends) and most things blue (indecent, melancholy, unexpected [out of the blue] experiences and explorations of the unknown like spontaneous Bop voyages into the wild blue(s) yonder).
In 1797 a young brother and sister executed one of the more intriguing moves in the history of English literature: William and Dorothy Wordsworth took up residence in Alfoxden, Somersetshire, a stone's throw from Samuel Coleridge's home in Nether Stowey. The three would form the most productive liter
Viewing the human condition as a "confused impurity," Pablo Neruda wrote what he called "impure poetry." His childhood in remote Temuco, Chile, was spent voraciously reading Spanish and French literature. The boy "hunted poems" in the mountains and forests nearby, and published several pieces in Te