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Çanakkale to Kuşadasi (Turkey 4)

We left Çanakkale early this morning to be at Troy before the crowds. You are all familiar with the story of the Trojan horse, no, not a computer virus, and Helen of Troy, the most beautiful woman in the world. 301 more words


Literaturathon #2: The Iliad

Story #2 in Literaturathon, following The Epic of Gilgamesh, is The Iliad, by Homer. This is such an iconic story, and I had always wondered what it would be like to read it from cover to cover. 954 more words


Entry 0003: Like A Rolling Stone

LP: Royal Albert Hall 1966 by Bob Dylan

1978 The Amazing Kornyfone Record Label TAKRL 900

Favorite Track: Like a Rollin’ Stone

Jake and Lester stood outside the Free Trade Hall staring at the crowd forming in front of the nine-bay facade. 2,491 more words


20.11.2014 Poem Of The Day: The Face That Launch'd A Thousand Ships (Christopher Marlowe)

Was this the face that launch’d a thousand ships, And burnt the topless towers of Ilium? Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss.
Her lips suck forth my soul: see where it flies! 126 more words

Poem Of The Day

Helens of Troy or wherever

Yes she was
Exactly that
To me

Of Sparta
Of Troy
Who or what stole her
I cannot tell

The face
That launched a thousand ships… 200 more words


Sticking with it...

I’ve been rehearsing since Friday. The new moves that I have needed to make have been whirling through my mind steadily manoeuvring themselves into an orderly sequence. 405 more words


Being Scared is a Natural Thing

I’m reaching the final part of this collage. This is it and it’s all or nothing. I’ve been dreading this moment since the time I conceived… 336 more words