Tag Archives: Milton

The Poetic Voice … Book VI Paradise Lost

I am made dizzy by the words of Milton .. I suffer vertigo; I fall with the expelled to the very mouth of Hell – inspired; he ascends to Dantesque heights .. with an imagination sublime he imparts to Raphael … Continue reading

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Taking Milton for a walk …

I reached a rocky ledge above a sheltered beach and sat, book in hand, glancing out to sea. In the distance, swathed in mist, the familiar headland hides ; seagulls mew flying low; cormorants dive and fish .. while within … Continue reading

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