Katie-Rose Coughlan

I am a history student and a literature enthusiast. I love to write and constantly stray from topic to topic, whether it's history, politics, poetry or everyday life.

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The Birdhouse
9 days ago
His hair is iron and steel, as is his will, Cast in rigid form A trait of necessity It gleams silver The gold wedding Promise on his heart finger interrupts Laughing at the sun Its twinkle fills my ey...
Why Were Women So Accused of Being Witches in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries?
9 days ago
Opening Early modern Europe was the epicentre of many social, religious and economic changes. Against the backdrop of the Reformation and the Peasant Wars in the early sixteenth century, the belief in...
Pompeii: Ancient Modernity
10 days ago
The destruction unleashed upon Pompeii and the surrounding area of Campania in 79 AD, not only erased some of the evidence of a highly sophisticated civilisation that had also been present in other Ro...
Are You Liberal, or Your Kind of Liberal?
10 days ago
‘I’m a believer of free speech.’ ‘I don’t judge.’ ‘People should be allowed to express their opinions freely...’ This is the current soundtrack to today’s society. It’s quite a beautiful tune if truth...
Jaded yet Awakened
10 days ago
Jaded yet Awakened, Life feels so empty. Pre-empting The next bittersweet, rock hard blow. The initial hit is beautiful The aftermath is low. I don’t know what to say, or if I even exist. I don’t want...
10 days ago
The city dedicated to the Greek God Hercules was founded as a new city or 'Nea-polis' by the Greeks, the Italian region Napoli or Naples being the descendant of that place name. A Roman holiday resort...