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Piquet
Over 90 days ago
Australia

About

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.
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Sonnet On a Journey

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...