Beauty

Humanity Is A Bouquet of Weeds

Humanity Is A Bouquet of Weeds

The fact that we are human beings is infinitely more important than all the peculiarities that distinguish human beings one from another. ~Simone De Beauvoir It has required extensive soul searching to arrive at a mental state where I can appreciate all the flowers whether they are expertly cultivated and elevated to garden status or […]

Spring Butterflies

Spring Butterflies

Now I see the secret of making the best persons, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth. ~Walt Whitman Spring butterflies have merged from their black wintry cocoons and taken to the streets of Chicago to flit in the warm exhalations of Spring.

Magical Music

Magical Music

Music is an anesthetic. ~Yusef Kumuyakaa Music is an anesthetic and a stimulant. A calmer and an exciter. Music has the ability to amplify and attenuate a person’s mood. It swoons of love and drives people to a hateful nationalistic fervor rationalizing the invasion of sovereign nations. It unites a group while inciting to divide […]

Art Solves Mystery

Art Solves Mystery

There is no such thing as an artist: there is only the world, lit or unlit as the light allows. ~Annie Dillard If everyone is an artist, as I believe we all are, then it reasons some are more comfortable exposing their souls, then the term itself is irrelevant as there is no need to […]

When A Heart Smiles

When A Heart Smiles

Men don’t inhabit a country; we inhabit a language. ~Jaume Cabré Is a country simply a land mass bounded by contiguous borders? Or is it the collective humans identifying with each other based on a common understanding of an ideal as expressed in language? Or a desire for a unifying goal, an incorporation of a […]

I Am Whole And I Am Nothing

I Am Whole And I Am Nothing

I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert dune, sees nothing and hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs and gleams… ~Antoine de Saint Exupáry I fell in love with the desert before I ever set eyes upon her. I was transported there by a siren singing, a siren perched […]

Form Is As Important As Function

Form Is As Important As Function

Why couldn’t I accept what was happening without trying to explain it? ~Julio Cortazar The Engineer in me thrills at elegant explanations of occurring phenomena. My epistemic bent is to seek reasons for occurrences, rationale for emotion. I want to understand what wind set World War II in motion. I want to understand the value […]

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