Literature

Poetry

‘Swimming’

I came across this poem when I was writing my essay about the Chinese Three Gorges Project.

Historical Fiction

H. Sienkiewicz, ‘Trylogia’

Just finished the masterpiece of Henryk Sienkiewicz, the Trylogia (composed of three books, ‘With Fire and Sword’, ‘The Deluge’, and ‘Fire in the Steppe,…

Poetry

A Fragment of a Fragment

Recently, I’m quite pleased to say that the Finnsburg Fragment has sprung to my mind on several occasions. Or, well,…

Poetry

A Poem by Saigyo

[Disclaimer: The original post can be found here with minor edits in this version.] Saigyo seems to have been a…