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Quantum Poetics: in search of poetry's elementary particles

This post was originally published in HARK Magazine’s blog.

A few years ago I was in Rome and I visited the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. 1,826 more words


The Myth of Biblical Self-reference

There is a myth going around that needs to be dealt with. That myth is that the Bible is a “self-referencing book”.

This myth is based on a… 168 more words


'Christmas Day In The Morning' by Pearl S. Buck

Christmas Day In The Morning by Pearl S. Buck, 1955

The magic trick:

Writing simply about a simple act of love

Buck’s sentences are elegant in their simplicity. 299 more words


Thought For The Day

Quote: The major block to compassion is the judgment in our minds. Judgment is the mind’s primary tool of separation.~Diane Berke

Proverb: When a fowl is eating your friend’s grain, drive it away, for someday it will eat yours. ~Ashanti


The Fear Of Reviewing Another Author’s Work

This may sound paranoid, but I’m curious if other authors have this experience. Ever since I published my first novel, I find the thought of reviewing other people’s work intimidating. 227 more words


Well, I Want to Talk About Sex and Comic Books...

But before I do that, I need to foreground the conversation with the demographics of the comic book industry: 46.67% of comic book readers are women. 494 more words


Art of Movement: UNIVERSES's "Party People" and Campo Santo's "Superheroes"

“In a nation that just can’t stand much more/ Like the forest buried beneath the highway/ Never had a chance to grow/ Never had a chance to grow/ And now it’s winter/ Winter in America/Yes, and all of the healers have been killed/ Or sent away, yeah/ But the people know, the people know/ It’s winter…/ Winter in America.” 1,147 more words