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Volume 1 - No. 4 -  2013/4



Always be a poet, even in prose. - Charles Baudelaire


The poem in this issue very specifically illustrates the article by Sabine Kurjo McNeill in our Main Theme section.

Hardly surprising, since it was written by her, and formed the introduction to her article, although it had, in fact, been written several decades earlier.  She wrote: 

Only Connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. Only connect, and the beast and the monk, robbed of the isolation that is life to either, will die.  This is the quote by E.M. Forster that I was told about after I chose ONLY CONNECT as the title for my book on networking in 1988.

Only Connect was also a poem that I had written in 1984


Only Connect - by Sabine Kurjo McNeill