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An appreciation of words from other languages

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No planes, no ships needed – the world cruise can be undertaken in four days, on foot, by bike, by tram to the Leipzig Book Fair.

Our literature- and history-loving columnist today on LeipGlo reveals his favorite words in foreign languages, and how they evoke literary classics in his mind and some of the most basic and central feelings in his life.

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#WeeklyHaiku: Voyeur

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From a safe distance/
Watching her daily doings/
‘Til she notices
(Ana Beatriz Ribeiro)

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A recovering “White Knight” reinterprets Keats

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Circe, a Greek mythological figure

Our literature columnist today adds literary, philosophical and psychological depth to the “White Knight Syndrome” in relationships, or the need to rescue a troublesome (potential) partner, drawing from a Keats poem, mythology and a plethora of femme fatales, and personal experience and interpretation.

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Reflections on Sleep Made Sullen

in Literature/Travel by

For some reason, I understood and yet didn’t understand what was spoken because in the dream I began to cry.

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A gothic haiku.

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Rejection’s ramifications

in Dating/Poetry by

In rejection, we not only feel hurt but it seems more than that.

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