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Antigone and Tragic Wisdom

Summary: Antigone tells the story of the daughters of Oedipus, Antigone and Ismene. After the fall of Oedipus, his son Eteocles becomes the king of Thebes. Polynieces, brother to Eteocles, wages war against Thebes and both the brothers die in battle. After their death, Creon assumes the role of king and decides that while Eteocles... Continue Reading →

Schism

I sat and looked into the wall   Oh what did I conjure? The wall was white and chipped and tall   To where did I ponder? I heard my mother’s frightened yelp   Oh which sweet ode was sung? The bang the scratch the yells for help   For which noblesse harp strung? “Do as I say.” I... Continue Reading →

Birth of Tragedy in Her Arms

Loss, vanishing, the death of all That is one and whole in my life Destruction, bliss, primordial envying Life is like a kaleidoscope of phantasmagoric Silhouettes, pretty girls dancing with Devils and elves joined hands with Sentient sunflowers, bliss, bliss In the truest suffering, but how? How can I win on a board Played by... Continue Reading →

Pavane pour Emile

What is art? An artist who does not wrestle with this question has yet to be born as an artist, and one who has stopped, has died. A ceaseless search for the truth. Each poem a reflection, each painting a mirror, all held up to man, so that he might see his own face. Tonight,... Continue Reading →

Mythos of Love

Born of Plenty and of Poor Of gods and of man A longing for the intercourse Of all things different The daimon Eros  Shifts from boy to boy Discovering the truth Of transience Bored of its Entropy Eros longs for the Eternal Becoming pregnant first with Laws, Cities, States and Empires As the dust collects... Continue Reading →

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