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“Cemetry Gates,” by The Smiths

Song touches on the unfairness of death, yet ultimately is about love

“Cemetry Gates” by The Smiths is, on the surface, a song about two people who enter a cemetery to examine the gravestones. However, there are numerous ways in which you can dissect the deeper meanings that singer-songwriter Morrissey may have … Continue reading

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“I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks: your loveliness and the hour of my death. O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute.”

- John Keats
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“Green” Memories

Oscar Wilde gracefully laments the death of John Keats

Oscar Wilde is known more for his biting wit than anything, which is why his poem, “The Grave of Keats,” felt like such a novelty to me. The piece is tender and sorrowful, and you can feel the poet’s regret … Continue reading

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