I'm a poet primarily, writing in a variety of styles, on a wide variety of subjects. My poetry is evocative and elegaic, romantic and sensual. My prose and my plays have a strong historical basis and I love nothing more that recreating the distant past and taking you there on an exotic journey. Do not expect the commonplace.
Interests Literature, history, drama, poetry, art, music and much else besides.
Favorite Books The Leopard by Giuseppe Di Lampedusa. Perdido Street Station, Homer's Odyssey. The Mysteries of Udolfo by Ann Radcliffe. Shakespeare's The Tempest.
Favorite Authors China Mieville, Andrea Camilleri, Christopher Marlowe. William Shakespeare. Homer. Euripides, Sophocles. Aeschylus.
Favorite Movies Alien, The Cook the Theif, His Wife and Her Lover. Donnie Darko. Downfall. 300. Monsters vs Aliens.
Favorite Music Baroque, Classical, Techno, Trance, Modern dance music, Rembetica, Classical Indian, Andean music, Latin music.
When the light of your eyes shall make pallid the mean lesser lights I pursue , And the charm of your presence shall lure me from love of the gay “thirteen two.” - Kipling.More or less in unison and more or less in tune the congregation sang,“Except the L...
Like a cobra which has cast its coils spiralling conch-like three times… the enchantress of the world, slender as a lotus stem, bright as a lightning flash, lies sleeping, breathing softly in and out, murmuring poems in sweet metres, humming like a drunke...
A short love poem rediscovered after fourteen years.
Be still O rolling waves and hear The happy telling of my love, And you frail craft that homeward steer, Let go the driving winds above! Now all you brethren of the sea, Stay a while and follow me For what I tell is true and wise, It cleaves even stone...