Daily Archives: September 22, 2012

Silent Storm

  Silent storm of lightest laces Winter please come now Cover thou, mankind’s trespasses Cool my fevered brow The drought has dried the flowering bud Sun set crops aflame Then all was drowned beneath the flood I bare all the blame The wolf has slain the bleating deer Weeds have choked the vine The bitch …

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“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.” An advertisement said to have been placed in the London Times by Earnest Shackleton at the turn of the last century before his famed antarctic expedition… Here begins my blog. It is …

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