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Tuesday May 17, 2022

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sun and sea
Belles Lettres

Fiction: Sun and Sea

Short story by Maxim Gorky from the anthology ‘Tales of Two Countries’. Gorky spent a few years (1906-1913) in Capri, Italy. These tales depict the working class lives in the Mediterranean town.

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story by ernest hemingway
Belles Lettres

Fiction: Up in Michigan

All the time now Liz was thinking about Jim Gilmore. He didn’t seem to notice her much. He talked about the shop to A. J. Smith and about the Republican Party and about James G. Blaine.

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the garden party
Belles Lettres

The Garden Party

“Stop the garden-party? My dear Laura, don’t be so absurd. Of course we can’t do anything of the kind. Nobody expects us to. Don’t be so extravagant.”

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poetry of Dylan Thomas
Belles Lettres

Poem: Before We Mothernaked Fall

Thomas’s last separate volume of poetry before the Collected Poems, 1934-1952 was Country Sleep, published by New Directions in the United States in 1952.

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The Prophet Farewell illustration by Ashok Bhowmik
Belles Lettres

The Prophet: Farewell

Read the last chapter of The Prophet Farewell by Kahlil Gibran. The Prophet is a collection of twenty six prose poems by Gibran.

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The Prophet on Death illustration Ashok Bhowmik
Belles Lettres

The Prophet: On Death

Earlier Chapters of ‘The Prophet’: [On Marriage] [On Love] [On Children] [On Giving] [On Eating and Drinking] [On Work] [On

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