Category Archives: Poetry – General

Mornings With Milton: Book I of Paradise Lost (by Bethany)

Paradise Lost is hard. It’s hard and intimidating and impossible to read without hearing Milton’s throaty voice laughing at you from wherever he is now – probably Purgatory. It’s also fascinating. This poem reminds me how much I love blank … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Afraid of John Milton. I Will Not Be Afraid of John Milton: Pre-Reading Notes on (Gulp!) Paradise Lost (by Bethany)

This time I have a good reason for not finishing a book in high school. Really, I do. In mid-March of my senior year in high school, I got the chicken pox. Adult chicken pox. It was the sickest I … Continue reading

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