Tag Archives: poetry of resistance

The Day After Covid

They had for their king the angel of the abyss, whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek Apollyon, or the Destroyer… He seized the dragon, that serpent of old, the Devil or Satan, and chained him up for … Continue reading

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Diary of a Plague Year Parts 8–10

Pocketful of Posies i. London, 1665. Bubonic plague rides the greasy backs of flea-ridden rats, an invading army no one will see for another two centuries. Instead,   every dog and cat in the city is killed. Houses of the … Continue reading

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Diary of a Plague Year Parts 1–3

I had two important things before me: the one was the carrying on my business and shop… in which was embarked all my effects in the world; and the other was the preservation of my life in so dismal a … Continue reading

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