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Poetry Wednesday: Edgar Lee Masters

When my 9th grade English teacher tried to introduce the class to the poetry of Edgar Lee Masters most notably his masterpiece the Spoon River Anthology… 863 more words

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Manifesto of the Cult of Ugliness

I thought I’d start out with a quote from an Irving Stone novel. It reflects a sentiment that I felt decades ago when I first read it and still do to this day. 149 more words

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The Tragic Beauty of Depression

When I was 18, before I was diagnosed with depression, I felt lost and unsure of myself. I didn’t know what I wanted out of life, I had little to no self-confidence, although I continued to publicly perform as if I was fine. 1,035 more words


On the conception of Michelangelo’s David;

‘Which then was the important David? When did David become a giant? After killing Goliath? Or at the moment he decided that he must try? 318 more words


July 14 in history

1223 Louis VIII became King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II of France.

1698 The Darien scheme began with five ships, bearing about 1,200 people, departing Leith for the Isthmus of Panama. 484 more words


Blockbuster Movies About Art -- that even non-art-lovers will want to see

It’s movie season! And not Oscar-contender season, but summertime — good ole fashioned blockbuster, crowd-pleasing movie season. This year we’re talking Jurassic World, Pixar’s… 857 more words

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