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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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Happy Feast of Moonlight

Cyprianism is in a season of Grace (February 11 – April 3), whose symbol is the ballerina. There are many reasons why this symbol was chosen. Consider this bit from the annotation of The Seed: What makes a thing extraordinary? The … Continue reading

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Paphia’s Pearls – excerpt from “The Seed”

Paphia’s Pearls How be She unclad If clothed In the raiment of our devotion? Veiled in mystery Kept in secrecy Yet disclosed, a master Generous without equal? In Her hand, A mirror, silver and ornate Forgiveness Reflecting our precious Moon … Continue reading

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On Being: The Subversive Power of Beauty

I finally got around to reading this article sent to me by my dear friend Alayne Peterson. At first I wanted to apologize for not reading it right away, but as I dove into it, I became aware that it … Continue reading

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