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NPM: "Helen" by H.D.

Normally I’m the kind of person who prefers poetry that I can understand, at least partially. “Ozymandias” is about hubris, time, and the futility of human endeavor. 204 more words


T is for Themis..cyra #AtoZChallenge

For the A to Z Challenge today, I’m doing two Ts:  Themiscyra and Themis

Themiscyra is the mythological capital of the Amazons, which is believed to be somewhere in Asia Minor, near the city of Troy, which would be modern day Turkey.  235 more words

Sabrina Garie

Cassandra- Christa Wolf

“Cassandra. I saw her at once. She, the captive, took me captive; herself made an object by others, she took possession of me.”- Christa Wolf, …

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Book Reviews

16th April

1178 BC Odysseus/Ulysses returns from the Trojan War

1889 Charlie Chaplin born

José de Diego Day, father of the Puerto Rican independence movement

World Voice Day


Doomed Love

Lies forged from blooms of steel

And quenched in blood,

Their last hopes interred

In the womb of a murderous gift.

Breathe silence 

Lest sands painted crimson in rage… 35 more words


Why the movie Troy was wrong

Troy was a movie that was about the Trojan war. It starred Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Eric Bana, Diane Kruger and Sean Bean. Their characters were Achilles, Paris, Hector, Helen, and Odysseus respectively. 348 more words

Memnon Versus Antilochos

Antilochos, a Greek prince of Pylos, is about to receive a lethal beating from the Nubian King Memnon. One might think that the Greek is the better armored fighter in this confrontation, but from what I’ve researched, maces like Memnon’s come in handy against armored opponents. 63 more words