Salome with her mother – Aubrey Beardsley
I first came across Wilde’s play Salome a few months ago and have since viewed it with some trepidation yet tackle it again I must. 819 more words
‘Jesus found a donkey and mounted it.’ Why we ask would any big man mount an ass to ride in triumph through the streets of Jerusalem as king of the Jews as Gospel of John says he did; other than to embarrass the brave youthful heroine who alone among Israel, a State preferentially considered within the Roman Empire, had managed to take this Jesus Christ cousin’ head _ John the Baptizer, himself known for being ‘clothed in camel’s hair.. 170 more words
I zone. I do. I think it’s a defense mechanism.
I do have a highly developed very short-term memory that dissipates come of the social embarrassment of having to admit that I just drifted away there. 178 more words