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East of Eden by John Steinbeck

It’s a story we all know from the Bible. The brothers Cain and Abel try to please God, but when God shows his preference for Abel, Cain in a fit of jealousy kills his own brother. 477 more words



I have always had a fondness for words. I have, at multiple times, imagined what it would have been like for the first “talkers”! How they would have made up words and huge vocabularies to express their human experiences. 630 more words


"J. Dean"

a rock song about love
that we call noise.

a moggie that purrs
like a tiger.

tears that fall down
but don’t dry.


The Use of Words

 In 1920 Ernest Hemingway was challenged to write a complete story in six words. He won. Later, he considered it his best work. The power and beauty of using words and having the skill to use them effectively is a beautiful thing when done correctly. 877 more words


Happy Birthday James Dean

Did you know that it was on this day, 85 years ago, that the original ‘rebel without a cause’, James Dean was born? He was only 24 years of age, when he died in a car accident on September 30, 1955.

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Anniversaries, Celebrations & Commemorations

The Films of James Dean: East of Eden (1955)

Note: For the next three days on TMP we’ll be looking at The Complete James Dean Collection box set, a DVD collection of all three of the actor’s major roles. 528 more words



Away off Bluestone Heath
I see the dust trails rising
As if the wagon trains were
Leaving from East of Eden

At home in the garden… 15 more words