Category Archives: cyprianism

Happy Vinalia Prima!

Today is Vinalia Prima. Time to open a bottle, or ten, of wine. The Rite of Wine (from The Seed) Come now Venus freshly fucked And let Your lovers soak Your swollen cunt In strong and aromatic wines We long to … Continue reading

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We’re all in this together

Today, I watched a documentary on the Large Hadron Collider called Particle Fever. Besides being an incredibly well done and fascinating documentary, one particular moment struck me. It wasn’t something with a lot of fanfare. In fact, I would imagine it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Feast of Thibaud Gaudin

Today, April 16 is the feast day of Thibaud Gaudin, second-to-last Grand Master of the Knight’s Templar (succeeded by Jacques de Molay), who is said to have passed beyond the Diamond Gate (died) on this day in 1292. In 1291, … Continue reading

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Thought for the day

Lux – latin for “light” Luxury – 1300, “sexual intercourse;” mid-14c., “lasciviousness, sinful self-indulgence,” from Old French luxurie “debauchery, dissoluteness, lust” (Modern French luxure), from Latin luxuria“excess, luxury, extravagance, profusion; delicacy” (source also of Spanish lujuria, Italian lussuria), from luxus “excess, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day – Gustave Moreau

“Without free will, art remains bound by the chains imposed by the clergy. Imagination must be permitted to take wing and fly as the stout pigeon in the park flutters in the garden of magnificence and finally lunacy.” ~ Gustav … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Today is the Cyprian New Year – the Birth of Venus. It is the first day of the season of La Vache: Charm and Lust, and a celebration of the moment when true Beauty came into being. The foundational myth The … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day – Franz von Bayros

“Always seek out Beauty, and attempt to find it in situations that cannot be mentioned in prudish circles.” – Franz von Bayros (died April 3, 1924) The Art of Franz von Bayros

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Fête Léchage

April 3rd is the last day of the Cyprian calendar. For centuries, the night before Paphia’s birthday was called Nought. It didn’t correspond to what western culture celebrates as a New Year’s Eve – the end of one year transitioning into … Continue reading

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A Poem Sent to Me by Jenny Stocker

A dear friend of mine, and exquisite artist from Chicago, Jenny Stocker sent me this piece by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. It’s called The Second Brother. Love? Do I love? I walk Within the brilliance of another’s thought, As in a glory. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day – Tullia d’Aragona

Tullia d’Aragona – “Well then, for my part I believe that Beauty is mother of all forms of love.” Varchi – “Who, then, would be its father?” Tullia d’Aragona – “The knowledge of that Beauty.”

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