Tag Archives: Robert Louis Stevenson

Asa’s Tea

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on.”   William Shakespeare, The Tempest “Asa’s decaf fruit tea” – when I woke up this morning, this phrase was floating in my head. I can only recall a fragment of the dream … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

The Swing How do you like to go up in a swing Up in the air so blue? Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing Ever a child can do! Up in the air and over the wall, Till … Continue reading

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Not Misunderstood

“Get at the heart of what is before you.”    Paul Cezanne “Don’t write merely to be understood. Write so that you cannot possibly be misunderstood.”    Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson is one of those renaissance writers who seems to … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Where Go the Boats? Dark Brown is the river, Golden is the sand. It flows for ever, With trees on either hand. Green leaves a-floating, Castle of the foam, Boats of mine a-boating — Where will all come home? On … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

From A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson: Young Night Thought All night long and every night, When my mama puts out the light, I see people marching by, As plain as day before my eye. Armies and … Continue reading

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Going Beyond

“To be what we are, to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end in life.” Robert Louis Stevenson “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” T.S. … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

A snowy day, here where I am, and perhaps where you are as well. The perfect time to curl up with enchanting stories as our hero does in this lovely poem: Picture-Books in Winter Robert Louis Stevenson Summer fading, winter … Continue reading

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