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    Lyric Poet Wins Nation’s Top Honors for Classical Poetry

    [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” menu_anchor=”” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” class=”” id=”” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_position=”center center” background_repeat=”no-repeat” fade=”no” background_parallax=”none” parallax_speed=”0.3″ video_mp4=”” video_webm=”” video_ogv=”” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_loop=”yes” video_mute=”yes” overlay_color=”” video_preview_image=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding_top=”” padding_bottom=”” padding_left=”” padding_right=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” border_position=”all” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding_top=”” padding_right=”” padding_bottom=”” padding_left=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” center_content=”no” last=”no” min_height=”” hover_type=”none” link=””][fusion_separator style_type=”none” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” class=”” id=”” sep_color=”” top_margin=”40″ bottom_margin=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” /][fusion_text columns=”” column_min_width=”” column_spacing=”” rule_style=”default” rule_size=”” rule_color=”” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” class=”” id=””] NEW YORK – February 1, 2020 – The Society of Classical Poets has awarded the coveted 2020 First Prize to Joseph Charles MacKenzie of Bernalillo, New Mexico…

  • Royal Scots Greys at Waterloo
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    Again, the Banner of Our Fathers’ Pride

    Once more the banner of our fathers’ pride Waves proud above a fallen Europe’s head! Again, a godless empire topples dead At Britain’s feet, the tyrant’s rule denied! To Bonaparte’s false dream our guns replied, At Waterloo, where many of us bled. Today his crooked avatars have fled, And Satan’s One World hell has crashed and died! Let this go forth, that those who offer chains Disguised as peace, through fraud or cunning arts, Shall know the wrath of Britain’s righteous Lord! That here the sacred love of place yet reigns In English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish hearts That have no fear of Brussels’ paper sword!

  • The Bard of Brexit
    Brexit

    Letter to Parliament

    Magnum Concilium, as long ago You had been styled, when William made great show At London, Gloucestershire, and Winchester, Of your assemblies, noble ancestor Of what is now a squalid den of thieves That, without shame, the people’s will aggrieves, The vision of your pageants when the king, With England’s crown upon his head, would bring From forest palace to a midland town The pomp of your processions of renown, When round the sovereign throne the bishops stood, And gaunt-faced abbots of the ashen hood, Pillars of learning with their book-worn eyes, Whose looks were as grave as their souls were wise, The prelates in their gold-spun copes and clasps, The crimson robes, the whole inspiring gasps Of admiration and of filial fear, To think that God should speak through men so near,…