Monthly Archives: October 2015

Halloween

This is an old text of mine first published on iuliahalatz.blogspot.ro. “It was the worst of times, it was the best of times” (Charles Dickens). It is the worst of times because winter is coming and it is the best

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Engleza de octombrie/ At the coalface

At the coalface = doing the work involved in a job, in real working conditions, rather than planning or talking about it. The men and women at the coalface really understand the business. So do I. And every perfect day

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Crude autumn afternoon

In autumns we follow the light… We find it shuffling her feet on leaves early yellow in despairs for winters. It hurries onto Your face As golden as midsummer roses Absorbing all the beauties that were… Press a little bit

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Engleza de octombrie/ Girl Friday

Girl Friday = a female office worker who does different types of work. Watching films is good English practice: His Girl Friday (1940). Sometimes I am my own girl Friday in my company. I talk to people, I have meetings

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Engleza de octombrie/ Dole

Dole = the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed (UK informal). Young people on the dole are often bored and frustrated. There is nothing poetic in being between jobs as you might become disheartened… Well, don’t…

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Winter

Here comes winter Like a wolf breathing snows in the wind. Trees gripped in icicles whine in the moon Carrying souls To the fogs of a disillusioned sun.     Painting by Julius von Klever.  

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She has

She has the moon to see the time… Full moons come and wane. So do us and our time… Pictures by me, by the side of a mountain and the heart of the sea.

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Engleza de octombrie/ Haveli

Haveli = a large impressive house. Talking about what dreams may come, my “humble abode” will have a roof terrace for gazing at the moon.   This is how it looks like from my temporary abode above the sea.  

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