"I knew and saw much, even as the dim starlight revealed little: the curious rune-like markings on the coach...the even curiouser horses that drew it. But for the white bolts that flashed from forehead to muzzle, Rykka’s coloring was the pale blue of morning sky, Ta’ar’s the smoky plum of twilight." – The MoonQuest (book & screenplay by Mark David Gerson) • http://www.markdavidgerson.com/books/moonquest (Image: 1st edition cover)
Doorways to Poetry by Louis Untermeyer Price: $21.95 To provide the reader with examples of the basics he presents a rich portfolio of classic poetic works to underscore the nature, diction, types and forms. Hundreds of poets are included in this collection.
A long overdue read of the mistreatment of native Americans during the westward expansion. The names and dates get confusing, but bottom line, a well-researched book depicting a cruel tragedy and the liquidation of America's native population. So many lies and broken promises were told to these people it's incredible they ever believed anything they were told.