More time

Here is an untitled poem by Emily Brontë The night is darkening round me, The wild winds coldly blow; But a tyrant spell has bound me, And I cannot, cannot go. The giant trees are bending Their bare boughs weighed with snow; The storm is fast descending, And yet I cannot go. Clouds beyond clouds Read More…

The Brain is wider than the Sky

By Emily Dickinson The Brain—is wider than the Sky— For—put them side by side— The one the other will contain With ease—and You—beside— The Brain is deeper than the sea— For—hold them—Blue to Blue— The one the other will absorb— As Sponges—Buckets—do— The Brain is just the weight of God— For—Heft them—Pound for Pound— And Read More…

Selected Cold Mountain Poems

By Han Shan In a tangle of cliffs I chose a place – Bird-paths, but no trails for men. What’s beyond the yard? White clouds clinging to vague rocks. Now I’ve lived here – how many years – Again and again, spring and winter pass. Go tell families with silverware and cars What’s the use Read More…

Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, we have it all

Our Third Lincoln Literary Society meeting, on March 11, 2016, brought a profusion of books to our attention. Hope you consult our records to pick your next read! FICTION “Daughters of the Stone” by Dahlma Llanos Figueroa (Margie) “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison (Debbie A.) “Her Fearful Symmetry” by Audrey Niffenegger  (Daniela) “The Richest Man Read More…

Stolen Hour

March 13 is approaching fast, and in less than a week we’ll advance our clocks by one hour to dive once more into the madness of daylight saving time (DST). New Zealander George Hudson proposed the idea in 1895, which got implemented first in Germany, Austria and Hungary in 1916. The effort became especially popular in the 70’s, Read More…

March 25: Poetry Reading @ Library

Hello everyone, We are going to try something new and see what the response is. The Lincoln Literary Society is a closed group. But we are launching an open event at the Lincoln Public Library — a poetry reading event. Hopefully it will be as inspiring and exciting as our get togethers. See details on Read More…

March 12: Henry Hoover’s book signing

On March 12, 2016, from 3-5pm, sibling authors Lucretia Hoover Giese and Henry B. Hoover Jr. will be at the Lincoln Library presenting a talk on architect Henry Hoover and autographing their recent book “Breaking Ground: Henry B. Hoover New England Modern Architect.” This beautifully illustrated book chronicles the life and work of New England-based modern architect Henry Read More…

March 11: Third Literary Get Together

Folks, our third Lincoln Literary Society meeting will take place on March 11, 2016, from 10a.m. to 2p.m. I am so looking forward to it. If you are not part of the group and would like to join us, contact me through the ‘Contact’ page.   ~ Daniela Caride