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Thought For the Day: All Great Human Deeds Both Consume and Transform Their Doers

“All great human deeds both consume and transform their doers. Consider an athlete, or a scientist, or an artist, or an independent business creator. In the service of their goals they lay down time and energy and many other choices … Continue reading

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Reflections on Dorian Gray V: Immortality Revealed

Reflections on Dorian Gray V: Immortality Revealedby Michael DoyleArt imitates life as life imitates artMasquerading in the wantonness of the heartIt’s a fearful discovery of the monster withinThat while we don’t understand, causes us to sinActing in the the brazen … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Dorian Gray

Thoughts On Dorian Grayby Michael DoyleTextured as it is in prescienceAre those things outside of scienceAmong these is the legend of Dorian GrayOf which there is much yet to sayImages that stick through flesh like a knifeSliced cleanly through the … Continue reading

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A Life In Size

The saga of Dracula continues: A Life In Size by Michael Doyle In the dark castle hangs her face A painting of the sunlight he once embraced Hidden within were passages of a maze Guarded from the sun that continues … Continue reading

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The Wolf Knows Its Howl

Enforced surveillance and censorship of the creative mind, particularly by oppressive government is nothing short of a crime against humanity. The Wolf Knows Its Howl by Michael Doyle When a writer must be brave To memorize just to save The … Continue reading

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Somewhere In A Hobbit’s Town

The whole creative process behind the making of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings movies and the original tales has and have always fascinated me.  How about you? Somewhere In A Hobbit’s Town by Michael Romani Somewhere in Switzerland … Continue reading

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Kid Lost In Story

What’s the difference between a kid at play and an artist lost in art? Give up?  Maybe me too…. Kid Lost In Story by Michael Romani Hand sketched And mentally stretched The artist knows her caper Put down as it … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: What One Can Be, One Must Be

“A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.” – Abraham Maslow, psychologist (1 Apr 1908-1970)    

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Benvenuto Cellini – Autobiography

Born on November 3, 1500, Italian goldsmith, sculptor, soldier, musician and artist Benvenuto Cellini became fame for his poetry and autobiography prior to his death on February 13, 1571.  He was one of the most famous artists of Mannerism.  Aloha … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Duty of the Artist Is To Send Light Into the Darkness

“To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist.”  – Robert Schumann If there were one overwhelming prayer in my heart with respect to my photographic art and word play it is that … Continue reading

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