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…

Planchet

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 ?

Possession

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…

On Tracking Your Favorite Blogs

Originally posted on Think Big Much:
Sometimes its hard to keep track of the websites that you frequently check up on. Google now provides a free and easy way to track your favorite blogs. Google Reader will keep a list of blogs you follow and alert you to when there are new posts or comments.…

I wanted to write…

Originally posted on The Matticus Kingdom:
I opened a blank page today, determined to write But the words in my head were at odds with those in my heart And all my attempts to avoid the brewing fight Were sabotaged by one or the other before I could even start On one side: common ground,…