THE SATURDAY SYMPHONY #21 (Timeless Literature)

Find me,
Upon familiar paths,
Searching sacred pages,
Learning something new each time…

“Roads go ever on
Under cloud and star
Yet feet that wandering have done
Turn at last to home afar
Eyes that fire and sword have seen
And horror in the halls of stone
Look at last on meadows green
And trees and hills they long have known”

~J.R.R Tolkien~

Welcome to the 21st edition of The Saturday Symphony.
Hope you are all well and filled with festive cheer.

Let us sit back, kick off our shoes and journey together through the shifting sands of time.

Timeless Literature

This week’s three featured posts

  1. And everything in between by HemalathaBeautiful and imperfect love.
  2. Goodbye by SpatikaThe strength of intuition.
  3. Eraser by ShrubaPoetic justice.

“TAKE, O take these lips away.
That so sweetly were forsworn;
And these eyes, the break of day,
Lights that do not mislead the morn!
But my kisses bring again.
Bring again;
Seals of love, but seal’d in vain,
Seal’d in vain!”

~William Shakespeare~

For you, forever

PONDEROUS THOUGHT Prompt

TIMELESS LITERATURE

This week, share a bit of your all time favourite works of literature.
The ones you have read over and over again.
A novel, poetry, story, thesis, and the like.
No obligation to post the original, but quoting is okay.
Just let it inspire your post,
And tell us where the inspiration came from.

You’re more than welcome to use art, images, and any form of writing for your post.

Be sure to Pingback to this feature edition, so others can join in. And so I can find you and feature your post in Saturday’s edition.

Timeless works and festive cheer.
Pure Bliss!

Percy held the lightning bolt
Harry carried one as well
Fate flashing destiny.
Grisham with the darkest tales
And Sheldon on the other side of midnight
Gripping and suspenseful.
Atop those wuthering heights
Three dark queens, and three dark crowns await
Rapunzel,
Won’t you let down your hair

Works that last more than a lifetime

Ponderous writers from last week’s edition

“DREAMCATCHER”

Thank you all, lots of love.

Pirouetting amongst all the beautiful posts.

“Some say the world will end in fire
Some say in ice
From what I’ve tasted of desire
I hold with those who favour fire
But if it had to perish twice
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction, Ice
Is also great
And would suffice.”

~Robert Frost~

Remember to pingback to this post, and to paste the link to your post in the comments section, just to be sure I find you.

Merry Merry Christmas from here at The Symphony.

Can’t wait to read your entries. Stay safe, and have a great time. Catch you throughout the week.

Bright lights
Christening snows
Dazzling festive rays of sun
Stranger far away
Gift me a tale
On this Christmas day

Merry Symphony Christmas.

© judeitakali

62 responses to “THE SATURDAY SYMPHONY #21 (Timeless Literature)”

  1. Lovely post, Jude!💙

    Well, it so happens I have just the post for this prompt.

    https://paeansunpluggedblog.wordpress.com/2019/04/27/doffing-my-hat-to-the-bard/

    Enjoy! 😊

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    1. Thank you so much Punam.
      I’m saving these for Christmas Eve.

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      1. You are welcome, Jude. Take your time.

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  2. Thanks for adding my poem on the list here. You are so sweet! 🥺🥺

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    1. Cheers Shruba. It’s more than a pleasure 🧡

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  3. Thanks for the mention Jude

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  4. Aww! Thank you so much for mentioning my poem, Jude. It means a lot!!🥺❤️

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    1. My pleasure Hema😊🧡

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  5. […] written in response to The Saturday Symphony #21 hosted by our dear friend Jude. As the theme was ‘Timeless Literature’ and Wuthering […]

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  6. Amazing post, Jude, as usual. I love each of the quoted pieces, and they are also some of my favorites. The theme is beautiful.
    I got late (sorry for that) to participate in the last one, so decided to turn in this one early.
    Have an enjoyable festive season, Jude.

    link: https://bbubble.in/2020/12/19/o-ornament-26-x-26/

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    1. I’m so glad you like em Bubble. I left out quite a number of famous ones but I think I got enough for diversity.
      Can’t wait to open all entries on Christmas Eve 😊
      My tiny wordpress gifts.
      I hope you enjoy your festive season too 🥰

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      1. Yeah, even so, the chosen ones are just perfect especially the Robert Frost’s poem at the end.

        That’s a very great idea for an interesting Christmas eve. Thanks, Jude, cheers to you.

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        1. Cheers to you too Bubble 🌼

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  7. Love all the authors you’ve mentioned on this post.

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    1. Thank you so much Michaela 😍, hope you picked the ones referred to in the Harry, Percy lighting bolt bit.🌷

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      1. Those and the featured one’s from Tolkien and Robert Frost. 🙂

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        1. Always on the same wavelength 😍

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  8. […] The Saturday Symphony 21PONDEROUS THOUGHT Prompt; TIMELESS LITERATURE: This week, share a bit of your all time favourite works of literature. The ones you have read over and over again. […]

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  9. Perhaps Peter Pan isn’t classic lit. But it is the story I chose to include in my series here: (65) Damned Family 2p (Norman; A Lost Boy?)

    There are so many classics that I haven’t read all the way through. Perhaps once the libraries are easier to access in person I might try to include some in my reading list for the new year. Some of my favorites though are more children’s books than adult classics. Lile “Heidi”, “Pinocchio”, “The Wizard of Oz” and “Alice in Wonderland”.

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    1. Peter Pan and all the ones you mentioned are most definitely timeless ❤️.
      Can’t wait to read this on Christmas Eve 😍

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  10. Robert Frost has much to say about this season. Thanks for all the great quotes! (K)

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    1. Thank you K. I’m always trying to make sure that this weekly feature becomes something people can enjoy to read along with all the linked in posts❤️

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      1. One of these days I’ll get it together to participate. Perhaps in the New Year I’ll find a way to be more focused about my work and time. But in the meantime I enjoy reading everyone’s work.

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        1. Thank you K, atleast you’re thinking about it. I’ll keep the feature tempting

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          1. They always are.

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  12. What a lovely topic, Jude. I’ll try to join but it is quite crazy around here this week.

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    1. Thank you Robbie. It’s okay, you can tell me 2/3 of your favourite timeless works here.

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      1. I love so many books, Jude. My favourites are Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis and The Secret Garden

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        1. Ah I know and love em all💞

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          1. We are kindred spirits, Jude.

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    1. Thank you Eugi. I’ll unwrap these on Christmas Eve

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  15. Thank you for the lovely prompt. Here is my take, hope you enjoy it.
    https://ramblingswithusha.wordpress.com

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  16. My take
    https://ramblingswithusha.wordpress.com/The Saturday Symphony #21 (Timeless Literature)

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    1. Thank you Usha. Can’t wait to feature you in the 22nd edition.

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      1. Thank you for visiting. I am sorry, I had a problem with ping back. Sorry about the repetition.

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        1. It’s okay, I understand.
          And my pleasure

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  18. Oh… now I see what happened I googled the Sat Sym. and your post that I already did came up!!!

    Eeek. are you OK??? I hope you are just pleasantly distracted.

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    1. It’s a little bit of both Jules, but just stabilizing into a new routine

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      1. New routines are good, as long as you are safe and happy!!

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        1. Yeah, and new pursuits have to include an adjustment in routine as well.

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          1. Even if you don’t post, continue to write everyday!! 🙂
            Even if you just write three things that were good in the day 🙂

            There are some different crafts I’d like to continue – I haven’t made a new crocheted scarf in months! And then there are other crafts too… One thing at a time 😀

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            1. I’m actually writing a poetry book. I’ll have to email you and catch up properly over there.

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              1. How wonderful! I have so many collections I could put together. Some I have. But not in a ‘real’ book form. I’m almost done with my flash fiction series… I could send you the whole thing in an email when you’ve got time to read it 😉

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                1. Yes please, an attachment?🥰

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                  1. Not sure if I’ve sent you anything regarding this series. I’ll check. Be patient and I’ll just send the whole thing in an email. (Soon it’s not quite finished yet.)

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                    1. Take your time then, I’ll wait. The ‘damned family’ series, you sent some of it earlier on

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  19. […] written in response to The Saturday Symphony #21 hosted by our dear friend Jude. As the theme was ‘Timeless Literature’ and Wuthering Heights […]

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