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(The following is a ‘found poem’ using the highlighted bits from a secondhand copy of Howard Barker’s Arguments for a Theatre.)

We are living
The extinction… 62 more words

Poetry

Stratford Festival's "Mother Courage and Her Children"

On August 1st I had the pleasure of meeting up with one of my best friends to see Mother Courage and Her Children. I had learned that Brecht was almost an acquired taste and can be seen as odd, however I found this play to be exceptionally entertaining and very easy to follow, although Brecht’s sense of alienation effect (or Verfremdungseffekt) was certainly still present. 780 more words

Theatre

Pain, a rant

Pain is arbitrary. It does not discriminate against kings or paupers. We attempt to justify our suffering with drawn-out rationales that only serve to give us a sense of security.   514 more words

Opinion

Why so serious...

First post in over a year. Well that’s a fail… It has been quite a year to be honest.

 

I realise I start off in the title with a casual Joker reference which has a tendency to amuse people but the point is The Joker actually sums up what I want to talk about quite nicely (Forgetting, for a moment, all the homicidal, deranged chaos he creates) because this isn’t going to be a fun post- 893 more words

We Were Liars by e. lockheart

Summary:

We are liars
We are beautiful and privileged
We are cracked and broken
A tale of love and romance
A tale of tragedy
Which are lies? 236 more words

Love

A Sprint Slams Into An Anvil

“Answer to The Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything”

I believe the answer is time. 
The humanistic sense of urgency.
To find ultimate fulfillment in one’s life purpose.  524 more words