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British TV and another poem by somebody else entirely

Poetry, Literature, and Writing / Television

Watched an episode of the seemingly endless British TV mysteries that I seem to be well able to ferret out on Netflix: Kavanagh QC. This series stars John Thaw, who is famous in America for the Inspector Morse series that he starred in. But I digress. I note that fact because it explains the latest addition to my almost-never-updated anthology section here on the blog, wherein I reprint shamelessly poems by other people that I […]

South Country: Hilaire Belloc


WHEN I am living in the Midlands   That are sodden and unkind, I light my lamp in the evening:   My work is left behind; And the great hills of the South Country          5   Come back into my mind. The great hills of the South Country   They stand along the sea; And it’s there walking in the high woods   That I could wish to be,   10 And the men that were boys when I was a […]