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Lightning Strikes and Knee Pain

An attempt to review a book is to put into words what one thinks about it. One perhaps starts off by not having a firm opinion but by the end of the review, if all goes well, one has been formulated. 637 more words

Books

#MondayBlogs Lawrence and Brett 1: A Friendship

Our previous five blogs explored Lawrence’s time in New Mexico from the perspective of Mabel Dodge Luhan. Now it’s time to turn our attention to a very different memoir: … 1,501 more words

Friends

#MondayBlogs Lorenzo in Taos 5: The Brett

When Lawrence returned to Taos to give it another go, Tony and Mabel Dodge Luhan (MDL) had also recently returned from their first long absence from home.  2,511 more words

Criticism

Eddie Two Hawks Blog

I have got hooked on another blog. This is a daily post: a quote, and a photograph. Very simple, thoughtful, effective.

I particularly like this quote, which resonates very much with my own thinking these days…

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Environment

Lorenzo in Taos 3: Mabeltown

Born in 1879, Mabel Dodge Luhan (MDL) had a difficult childhood. Her controlling wealthy parents were incapable of affection meaning her childhood was lived ‘in a rigid unlovely inescapable pattern.’ Art offered her the emotional connection missing from family life and would lead to her finding escapism as a patron of the arts in Taos, New Mexico. 1,460 more words

Literary Locations

Lorenzo in Taos 2: I put a spell on you...

‘Lawrence! – this is the best that has been done yet – And yet if you knew what lies untouched behind these externals, unreached by the illuminating vision of a simple soul yet! 912 more words

Literary Locations

Suns and Mothers

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“He feels he is not valued so he will risk destroying himself to deprive her altogether.”
–D.H. Lawrence

“I am your mother,”
she insisted tearfully. 520 more words

Poetry