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Happy birthday Eugène Delacroix!

Happy birthday French painter Eugène Delacroix born 26 April 1798. He was considered the leader of the French Romantic School.

Delacroix put emphasis on color and movement rather than clarity of outline like his chief rival Ingres. 39 more words

Sonnet: The Incomplete Moon

The incomplete moon and her crooked grin,
On the black canvas cuts a hearty deep
As if it saw all the world’s plays of sin, 95 more words

Spilled Ink

Ganarme el mundo en tu boca.

Es insoportable la manera en la que me miras:
Me incendias,
Me carcomes,
Me ausentas del mundo,
Y fatigas mi habla
Para quedarme callada
Mientras me descubres a tientas. 457 more words


Our Perception of Reality


It is so hard to see the world around us in an objective way, without any filters or any biases. That occurs because there are so many external and internal factors that play into the way we perceive our surroundings:  age, gender, upbringing, social class, and the list goes on. 340 more words

Formal Compositions

Sonnet: A Lost Paradise

Gander ’round over these useless Queens,
Dressed in bronze robes with lead crowns;
How pitiable they are — fawn and lean,
Made of wilting lilies and squeaking sounds. 81 more words

Spilled Ink

Sonnet: The Third Law

When breaks the dawn again affirming day,
This iridescent treasure, doth the sun,
Come supplely spreading visions, doth the one
Who made it known in every spreading ray; 70 more words