‘Not a Day Without a Line’ Emile Zola. Astrology Bites

Born with a stellium of luminaries in an Aries 5th house, Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola was a powerful, outspoken, creative and prolific individual. His Mercury closely conjunct Mars, Pluto and Moon in Aries gave him the energy and compulsion to write, to communicate and express himself. He had an ultra sharp, critical mentality, with imagination … Continue reading ‘Not a Day Without a Line’ Emile Zola. Astrology Bites

The Inklings: Remembering and Preserving — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

In a Platonic sense, the Inklings might very well have brought about an “anamnesis,” a remembering of what had been lost, but they might also very well have been simply preservers of timeless wisdom for many ages to come, so far into the future that they seem unimaginable. 2,923 more wordsThe Inklings: Remembering and Preserving — … Continue reading The Inklings: Remembering and Preserving — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

Enough IS Enough : I Can’t Do THIS Anymore — Uncontrolled Historian (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/RVpjyrtGREo?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent There where ALWAYS more of THEM than ME. Her Last Vow. Be Strong. Be Safe. Be True, mes braves xEnough IS Enough : I Can’t Do THIS Anymore — Uncontrolled Historian

Who Were the Inklings? — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

Would it be possible, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis wondered in the 1930s, to write fiction that might combine: a love of history; a desire to debate the defenders of the modern world and point out the many foibles of modern living; and a way to promote one’s philosophical and religious beliefs without being overly…Who Were … Continue reading Who Were the Inklings? — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

Lost in Translation? — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

Good translations are crucial since they make accessible what would otherwise require years of study. The problem, of course, lies in what is lost in the process turning one language into another. 878 more wordsLost in Translation? — The Imaginative Conservative

Mariner: A Voyage With Samuel Taylor Coleridge — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/8Bj5YwVI2ic?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparent We may find in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s writings essential guides for the seas we have to navigate in the “post-modern” era. Mariner: A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge… 908 more wordsMariner: A Voyage With Samuel Taylor Coleridge — The Imaginative Conservative

Poems in Fevers of the Mind Poets of 2020 — Yesterday and today: Merril’s historical musings

I apologize for posting across social media, but some people follow me only on this blog. I an honored to have three poems in David L. O’Nan’s massive (over 300 pages) anthology, Poets of 2020. There are so many wonderful poets in this volume–many well-known names! The book is available in several formats. Here’s the […]Poems … Continue reading Poems in Fevers of the Mind Poets of 2020 — Yesterday and today: Merril’s historical musings

Of Poetry and Fire (Analysis #1: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot). — Lucy’s Works (Reblog)

“And in short, I was afraid.” T.S. Eliot reveals it all here. We can go home now.Of Poetry and Fire (Analysis #1: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot). — Lucy's Works