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Julia’s nipples and Umber’s fart – Herrick the poet

Here’s an extract (still an early draft) from a book I’m writing called The poetry of Robert Herrick – who was Julia? Seventy four Herrick poems mention a woman called Julia, and there’s lots of others that are probably about … Continue reading

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Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May

I’m in the process of writing a book about Robert Herrick (who thesedays is often called a second rate poet. Herrick was born in 1591 and died in 1674 at the age of 84; quite remarkable considering that he lived … Continue reading

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