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Quote of the Day: Rodin

From “To the Venus de Milo” “For myself, the ancient masterpieces blend themselves in my memory with all the joys of my early manhood; or rather, the antique is my youth itself, which surges still in my heart and hides … Continue reading

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Symbols – The Dagger

Cyprianism uses a calendar system that encourages focus on certain things during certain periods. The 52 days from September 8 to October 29 is called Le Baissier (The Bear) and, among other things, it features a focus on the vice … Continue reading

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Defying Baudelaire

In The Painter of Modern Life, Charles Baudelaire wrote, “What poet would dare, in depicting the pleasure caused by the appearance of a great beauty, separate the woman from her dress”. This is the motivation behind this mixed media piece from my … Continue reading

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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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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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Vulnerability Part 1

(Written in 2012. Recently edited.) In a recent conversation with Grande Madame, we were discussing what we value most in our closest friends.  It took a while, but as I considered them individually and as a group (I am blessed with … Continue reading

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