Beware the Ides of March

The Ides of March is a day on the Roman calendar that corresponds to March 15. In modern times, the Ides of March is best known as the date on which Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC. Caesar was stabbed to death at a meeting of the senate. As many as 60 conspirators, led by Brutus and Cassius, were involved. According to Plutarch, a seer had warned that harm would come to Caesar no later than the Ides of March. This meeting is famously dramatized in William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar, when Caesar is warned by the soothsayer to “beware the Ides of March.”

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the poetry of LIFE!

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FireWalker Publications offers you “Books That Fuel Your Imagination”!

 

Light Cov 3DWe offer a poetry book, fueling your creativity. “Light Through Shuttered Window- A Compendium of my poetry” treats you to 76 original poems about life, love, and the pursuit of creative endeavor, plus a few other surprises, like a selection of my original song lyrics. I hope you find inspiration and beauty within its pages.

 

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To the Dance of Life!

Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet

Pablo Neruda

“Anyone who hasn’t been in the Chilean forest doesn’t know this planet. I have come out of that landscape, that mud, that silence, to roam, to go singing through the world.”- Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet

 

Chilean flagPablo Neruda was the pen name and, later, legal name of the Chilean poet and politician Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. He chose his pen name after Czech poet Jan Neruda.

Neruda wrote in a variety of styles such as erotically charged love poems as in his collection Twenty Poems of Love and a Song of Despair, surrealist poems, historical epics, and overtly political manifestos. Neruda always wrote in green ink as it was his personal color of hope.

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