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The Final Round

Few things are as exciting as a boxing match that comes down to the final round.

Poetry Classics: The Old Flame, By Robert Lowell

Robert Lowell was born in 1917 into one of Boston's oldest and most prominent families. He attended Harvard College for two years before transferring to Kenyon College, where he studied poetry under John Crowe Ransom and received an undergraduate degree in 1940. He took graduate courses at Louisiana State University where he studied with Robert Penn Warren and Cleanth Brooks. His first and second books, Land of Unlikeness (1944) and Lord Weary's Castle (for which he received a Pulitzer Prize in 1946, at the age of thirty),

Drunken Pen Review: Rosemary’s Baby

Rosemary's Baby is a 1967 horror novel by American writer Ira Levin, his second published book. It sold over 4 million copies, "making it the top bestselling horror novel of the 1960s."

The Monster Under The Stairs

Seven-year-old Davy Murmite is convinced there is a monster living under the steps in the basement. Of course, this is just the imagination of a child. Right?

Drunken Review: “Kiss” By Dekker And Healy

When Shauna McAllister returns to her childhood home to recover from a car accident that left her in a coma and wiped out six months of her memory, her estranged father and abusive stepmother blame her for the tragedy, which has left her beloved brother severely brain damaged, but Shauna leans on Wayne Spade, a forgotten but hopeful lover who stays by her side, as she attempts to sort out what happened that night.

Poetry Classics: Dover Beach, By Matthew Arnold

"Dover Beach" is a lyric poem by the English poet Matthew Arnold. It was first published in 1867 in the collection New Poems, but surviving notes indicate its composition may have begun as early as 1849. The most likely date is 1851.