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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1798)

This poem begins with a man being waylaid on his way to a wedding by an ‘ancient mariner’ who insists on telling his story.  The old sailor is frightening and yet hypnotic, once he starts talking you can’t escape and … Continue reading

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