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Note: I’ve removed the original text from this piece as it has been entered into the Bare Fiction 2014 Flash Fiction competition, which will be announced in early February.



‘Prometheus Bound’ by Aeschylus: A review

In Greek mythology the character of Prometheus stands out among the gods for his defiance against tyranny and his love for freedom and progress. Prometheus – who had sided with Zeus in the war between the Titans and the Olympians and helped him achieve divine power – later defied Zeus for mankind. 722 more words

While At FC...

"Ride, Boldly Ride...If You Seek for Eldorado"

In which I explore the nobility of following a dream with the aid of a poem by Edgar Allan Poe.

 An English teacher told me once I would never be a writer. 347 more words


Quote for Today: Michelangelo

What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?


Quote For Today

About humility...

“A tiny deed makes you puff out with pleasure and pride… a small feat and you swell with self importance… you do little but you make a huge pantomime about the nobility of your character! 38 more words


My Life For You! - The Naivety of Sacrifice

There has ever been, and most certainly still stands to this day a romanticism of the heroic individual which sacrifices him or herself for another. And whether that… 1,542 more words