Memento Vivere – Memento Mori

Originally posted on The Renegade Press:
Agh. I hate myself for doing it. Opening a post with a title written in Latin makes me feel like such a fraud. This isn’t ancient Rome, and the fact that I write from my heart, rather than my head means that I can hardly be considered to be…

William Etty (1787-1849), pintor

Originally posted on Facultades mentales:
Andrómeda ? Candaules, King of Lydia, Shews his Wife by Stealth to Gyges, One of his Ministers, as She Goes to Bed (1830) Cupid and Psyche Daydreams Female Nude in a Landscape Hero, Having Thrown herself from the Tower at the Sight of Leander Drowned, Dies on his Body (1829)…

Open Mic for July

Originally posted on Words and Feathers:
First call for the monthly Open Mic Invitation. You know you want to lull me to sleep with your mesmerizing, velvety tones. So why not, I say. Why not? Grab an ice cold lemonade or iced tea (or an Arnold Palmer for those JUST CAN’T CHOOSE), wet your whistle, and…


Originally posted on Colder by the Lake:
? I am still a planchet, a flan waiting to be struck, annealed with heat, then cold, so much cold. Still unformed, braced for hardening, a blank. # Daily Prompt: Blank Image: U.S. Mint ?


Originally posted on venomous scribbles:
The enemy you see in me; Will never falter or surrender; And unless you set me free; For a life time I?ll linger; I will plot I will conspire; Until I take it all; I?ll live with only one desire; To take back my soul; I allowed you to be…