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 →

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