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Beware The Ides Of March

2 years agoOdd : Thought Catalog

It was the Ides of March, ten years ago today. I don’t remember anything about school that day — don’t remember what I wore or what I ate or anything other than my English teacher repeatedly telling us to beware the Ides of March in that theatrical manner that embarrasses teenagers, makes them wish they [...]
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Beware the Ides of March

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (4 years ago)

Beware the Ides of March she said, Or we shall have to tell The way you died A strange demise On your way to rot in hell That was the opening stanza of a poem I composed more than three decades ago, back in 1973, for a high school E... Read Post

Et tu, Brute? Don’t let a bunch of dead Romans give today a bad name

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (3 years ago)

Friends, PopWatchers, countrymen: Lend me your ears. 2055 years ago, Julius Caesar was stabbed by a gang of guys dressed in togas, and ever since, March 15 has been tainted. “Beware the ides of March.” Sooo not fair. I mean, if we’r... Read Post

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