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B. J. Holland

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 16% (7 of 43)
Location: Gloucester England
Birthday: 28 Mar
In My Own Words:
After graduation I taught English at a 11-18 school for many years. I have always enjoyed writing and reading classic works too numerous to list. I also enjoy going to the theatre a lot. A Song for Jo is my first novel. I have written a lot of poetry and short stories over the years. Go to my website to read a couple of my poems! I am married with two children.
 

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The Collected Poems of William Wordsworth (Wordswo&hellip by William Wordsworth
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William Wordsworth is another favourite of mine.

As others have wisely noted he had the great misfortune to live a very long life and fulfil those very fears in his early best work that his poetic vision was fading as he was ageing. He became the thing he had despised.

I remember first coming upon him as an adolescent and I was just stunned by the beauty and simplicity of his verse in its expressions of the beauty of nature and how the philosophical mind engaged with nature. I was in tune with his sad decline of the sublime vision of childhood and the possibilities of re-discovering that vision in the workings of nature `recollected in tranquillity'. My God, he… Read more

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