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We sit on both sides of the same silent wall

We sit on both sides of the same silent wall

while the world revolves and constellations spin

uselessly ourselves, lone as darkness crawls

waiting for someone to knock and come in

L. Tradii


CFP: Transgressing Boundaries: Europe in Romantic Writing

Making, Breaking and Transgressing Boundaries: Europe in Romantic Writing, 1775-1830

Newcastle University

15th July

deadline for submissions: 25th April


Literature: Thomas Mann: Zauberberg and Faustus

Various thoughts on the worldviews, music, and endings of Thomas Mann’s Doktor Faustus and The Magic Mountain (Der Zauberberg), inspired by studying for my German Comps. 2,492 more words


View of Tiflis by Ivan Aivazovsky

Artist: Ivan Aivazovsky 29 July 1817 – 5 May 1900

Date: 1868

Style: Romanticism

Genre: Cityscape

Technique: Oil on canvas

This painting exemplifies the naturalism and realism for which the artist was so renowned.

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Le Mal du siècle, 19th-Century France

“This well-known and especially Romantic masterpiece was described by the historian John Lewis Gaddis as leaving a contradictory impression, ‘suggesting at once mastery over a landscape and the insignificance of the individual within it. 2,041 more words


I rejoice of your presence like the sun's benign beams

I rejoice of your presence like the sun’s benign beams

Brighten the day of those who in darkness hide

Not for some direct contact with the blissful means… 94 more words

Creative Writing


Well Hello!

If you’re reading this, then I am fairly surprised. As this is my first post, I guess I will take a second to talk about all that this blog entails. 115 more words