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Sometimes it’s nice to make life more Complicated…

To a Mouse (Robert Burns)

COMPLICATED works equally well with dialect. Take this well loved poem by Robert Burns, subtitled “On turning her up in her nest with the plough, November 1785”. One might argue that old Scottish dialect is incomprehensible enough to a modern Briton without the need for COMPLICATED, but that misses the point: COMPLICATED should not prevent […]

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Daffodils (William Wordsworth)

Daffodils is one of the nation’s favourite poems, but we feel it can be improved by rendering it in COMPLICATED form. For those whose mental ear is not yet attuned to COMPLICATED, we include the original for comparison. I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills When all at […]

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