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Ophelia’s Malaise

Ophelia’s Malaise

We have some fine new poetry on tap. From Tony Jones and Rick Diguette. Please comment on their works – and the postings throughout the site. We write, paint, compose, snap pictures, etc. for a reason. To attempt a form of communication and expression deer to our harts. Feedback is most welcome, and often a necessity.  I thought again of this painting while reading Ross King’s The Judgment of Paris (and about his retrospective in the Van Gogh Museum this…

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More Elective Affinities

More Elective Affinities

We have a new essay from David Haan. A confrontation with the act of writing poetry, and the person or non-person of Shakespeare. Check out his stochastic bookmark blog for a look at his reading shelf. For me, it really all began with Homer. Not Mr. Simpson. But the Homer. And his Iliad and Odyssey. Those were the two books that propelled me into more reading worlds than any other books. That was at age nine, and from there it…

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