Category Archives: Byron (Lord Gordon)

Love Nature, Love Humans

Biologist-poet David Haskell taught my students to see the world with playful eyes.

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Roll On, Thou Alabama Crimson Tide, Roll

Byron’s “deep and dark blue ocean” rolls on and so does the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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Can Poetry Be Bad for You?

The possibility that poetry can have a deleterious effect on one (the poetry of Scott and Byron anyway) is a possibility that Austen brings up in “Persuasion.”

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