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Super-Imposed Love

I was seeking a greater resolution
Wishing to bring life into focus
Love, I thought,
Would throw into sharp relief
The chiaroscuro background, 223 more words

At the Movies: Belladonna of Sadness, Exoticism from France to Japan

Loosely inspired by La Sorcière, Jules Michelet’s 1862 history of witchcraft and the occult, BELLADONNA OF SADNESS tells the story of a young woman who makes a pact with the devil to exact revenge after being raped and driven from her home.  499 more words


The Turkish Bathhouse

“Le Bain Turk,” as painted by French painter Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, drew inspirations from Lady Mary Wortley Montagu’s letter to a Lady in 1717 where she describes her experiences in a women’s Turkish bathhouse. 376 more words


The Sleepers

Inspired by Charles Baudelaire’s poem Femmes damnees Delphine et Hippolyte (Damned Women Delphine and Hippolyte) from his famous collection Fleurs du mal (Flowers of Evil)  123 more words


Aleister Crowley: Maid of dark eyes

Aleister Crowley (1875–1947) was an English occultist and writer, but foremost a libertine and a very bizarre man. Beside writing strange books, he created cults of which he was the guru. 427 more words


An Unsentimental Education

I refuse to be
Just another sentence
In your story. Loitering around
Like a skiving schoolboy
Hands deep in shapeless pockets 112 more words

Rock my World 3

Love and Death, or The Five Hour Orgasm

Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde – live recording from Bayreuth 1966 conducted by Karl Bohm with Wolfgang Windgassen and Birgit Nilsson. 659 more words