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Sappho

Wikipedia Poem, No. 428

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Wikipoem

Dreams

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”
– Paul Valery

From my primary blog at RCWritesWell.com

When I mention dreams, I mean specifically the type that we have for our future. 490 more words

Power Of A Word

The Ekphrastic Fantastic

Ekphrasis, according to The Oxford Classical Dictionary, means “the rhetorical description of a work of art.” And Edward Hirsch, in his hefty resource, … 642 more words

Poetry

S-T-R-E-T-C-H

“There is in you what is beyond you.”

~ Paul Valery

Inspirations

ROLAND PENROSE - Collage

Roland Penrose has thought of formulating the problem in entirely new terms: up till now, he says, colour has been used for no other purpose than the creation of the image of objects. 
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Vision

'The Oracle of Delphi': Talking Statues, Lip-Syncing, and Magic

The 17th century Jesuit scientist Athanasius Kircher devised a statue he playfully called the ‘Oracle of Delphi’. John Glassie describes it in his pleasant work  295 more words

Analogy becomes Reality: Lucretius, Code, and the Future of Music

The Roman poet Lucretius believed all things to be comprised of invisible particles, atoms. In his monumental On the Nature of Things he describes these building blocks as letters making up words and sentences: 459 more words