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The Persian Version: Conflict Poem by Robert Graves (1895-1985)

‘The first casualty of war is truth‘ Hiram Johnson to US Senate in 1917 The Persian Version Truth-loving Persians do not dwell upon The trivial skirmish fought near Marathon. As for the Greek theatrical tradition Which represents that summer’s expedition Not as … Continue reading

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Gender Conflict: A Slice of Wedding Cake: Robert Graves

This blog has far too few postings on one of the most fundamental conflicts: between male and female, and females are under-represented in its postings. I am working on that issue. In the interim, I love this Robert Graves poem … Continue reading

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