Tag Archives: Lewis Carroll

Awaiting the Verdict

Will Trump once again escape justice? An Emily Dickinson poem captures the sentiments of those of us who fear he will.

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Joe Biden as Old Father William

Think of Joe Biden as Lewis Carroll’s Old Father William, who pushes back against ageism.

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To Understand Trump’s Trials, Ask Alice

To understand the Trump trials, check out Lewis Carroll’s Alice books.

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Revolutionary Mother Goose

Mother goose rhymes, nonsense verse, and playful fantasy are essential to our mental health.

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MAGA “Justice” and the Queen of Hearts

“Sentence first, verdict afterwards,” say both MAGA Republicans and Lewis Carroll’s Queen of Hearts.

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A Moses Poem for a Lost Child

Mourning her dead child, this writer chose to read a poem echoing the infant Moses story.

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Obey Your Parents or Face the Lion

Today being Hilaire Belloc’s birthday, I share one of his darkly comic “Cautionary Tales for Children.”

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Reading “Jabberwocky” to a Dying Child

Reasons why a mother might read “Jabberwocky” to a dying child.

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Alice, Victorian Rebel

Lewis Carroll’s Alice books use nonsense to hold off no-nonsense adult society.

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