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100 years ago this month, April 1914…

…Leo Stein, 41, is pissed off. He hasn’t been enjoying living with his sister Gertrude, 40, for quite some time anyway, and years ago even quit reading that drivel she writes. 328 more words

The Americans In Paris

Collection of Keys

A Freudian slip,

purposeful, not an accident.

It is loud to sound the quiet,

the quiet sounds louder and louder around it.

It is not bright, 37 more words

Creative Writing


 It is June 1924.  We are in Paris, we are young and in love.  Overnight spring has turned to summer and it is as if the tantalising romantic May dance of titillation has been fully consummated under the clear blue skies of the summer equinox.  910 more words

Gertrude Stein, 'The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas'


“It was at this time that Jean Cocteau who prides himself on being eternally thirty was writing a little biography of Picasso, and he sent him a telegram asking him to tell him his date of birth. 6 more words


Want to Be Creative? Relax. And Look Around.

Sure, it’s all well and good to talk about being creative, to agree that creativity is vitally important to success in school, to effectiveness on the job–and even to a joyful life (see Glorious Curious To-Do List and Credo, Item #2)–but here’s the fundamental question that underlies these notions: Where do creative ideas come from? 890 more words