For God’s sake hold your tongue, and let me love

For God’s Sake hold your tongue, and let me love (Biography and Selected Poetry of John Donne Is a new paper/book (Digital only) I have uploaded to Academia.edu and showcases a chapter from the forthcoming book ‘The Devil’s Servant’.  This book holds itself up as a publication on its own but is also an in-depth chapter from …

Life in Monochrome, poetry and prose

Life in Monochrome

LIFE IN MONOCHROME OUT NOW Available via Amazon – Hardcover / Softcover and Kindle Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk With this new collection of poems, Life in Monochrome, Stephen Robert Kuta secures his place as Instagram’s master wordsmith. With his unrivalled lyricism and musicality, Kuta harnesses the short form poem in a way few other writers have, transforming …

Semper Fidelis

Semper Fidelis, The Lwów Eaglets

Semper Fidelis is a new publication by author, historian and genealogist Stephen Robert Kuta, and focuses on his Eastern European heritage and the lands known to history as Galicia. The historical content is set during World War One in the city of Lemberg, a city which later became known as Lwów and eventually Lviv. Lwów …

An Artificial Apology

The following work is a ballad written in 1540 by William Graye titled ‘An Artificial Apology’, this is a religious piece and an attack on Thomas Smith (1513 – 1577), regarding the reformation Catholics vs Protestants. This is Ballad #11 of 12 known as the Cromwell Ballads. The work is notably important in regards to …

Kuta of Komarno – House of Kuta

Births and Baptisms for Kuta of Komarno 1870 – 1890 Via my blog http://www.houseofkuta.com (dedicated to the research of my family name) #kuta #genealogy #familyhistory #komarno #poland #polska #ukraine http://houseofkuta.com/kuta-of-komarno/ Stephen and Yhana is the official You Tube channel for the author’s blogs and websites (Stephen Robert Kuta), a shared adventure with his daughter.Featuring: Days …

Poem / Poetry / Sadness at Christmas

Poem / Poetry / Sadness at Christmas Stephen and Yhana is the official You Tube channel for the author’s blogs and websites (Stephen Robert Kuta), a shared adventure with his daughter.Featuring: Days Out in the UK / History / Genealogy / Virtual Walks / Virtual Cycling / Travel and so much more. Feel free to …

Isobel at the Shore of Bucaidh by Stephen Robert Kuta

Isobel at the Shore of Bucaidh

Poem inspired by the life of my 6x great-grandparents. Isobel at the Shore of Bucaidh To you who’d read my songs of devotion And only hear of pain and rage. There is but a story of true emotion From the dust of history in a forgotten age. Standing fine upon the rocks n’ broken shell …

Driftwood_Poem_Stephen_Robert_Kuta

Driftwood

Like driftwood, I travel I may sink or settle But the waves will wash over me, Crash And beat down on me. Poseidon’s white horses Will carry me, Into darkened Deep seawater from land away from me. I will float For as long as the ocean does carry me, In the arms of Triton And …

George Orwell, Animal Farm

The 1946 New York Times Book Review of Animal Farm

  George Orwell’s Dystopian book – Animal Farm has been banned in no fewer than 126 countries including the Soviet Union, China and United Arab Erimates. This is a book I can read over and over again, probably because I have an interest in dystopian novels, meme’s, poetry, history and film. It is by far …

The 1955 New York Times Book Review of Lord of the Flies

“Maybe there is a beast… maybe it’s only us.” ― William Golding, Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies is a 1954 novel by Nobel Prize–winning British author William Golding. The book focuses on a group of British boys stranded on an uninhabited island and their disastrous attempt to govern themselves. This brilliant work is a frightening parody   “What are …