Daily Archives: November 1, 2017

Dante’s Inferno, Canto 9: The Furies and Medusa

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** Three bloody Furies They guard the City of Dis With Medusa’s help *** NOTE: The Furies and Medusa have snakes for hair. A living man who looks at Medusa will be turned to stone. The Furies … Continue reading

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davidbrucehaiku: rhetorical questions

https://pixabay.com/en/ballet-ballerina-ballet-tutu-dancer-2789416/ *** RHETORICAL QUESTIONS *** Why be a dancer? Why pursue beauty and truth? Why pursue kindness? *** RHETORIC QUESTION: A question designed to make people reflect on their own beliefs.

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davidbrucehaiku: last leaf of autumn

https://pixabay.com/en/maple-maple-leaf-maple-leaves-2894122/ *** LAST LEAF OF AUTUMN *** Last leaf of autumn All is still, sunny, no wind The autumn leaf falls

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David Bruce: Dance Anecdotes

https://pixabay.com/en/ballet-ballerina-ballet-tutu-dancer-2789418/ Grover Dale started out poor, but became a millionaire through dance; however, he became involved in dance through accident. A neighbor wanted her son to have a companion in his tap-dance class, so she offered to pay for nine-year-old … Continue reading

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“Antony and Cleopatra”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scenes 4-5

— 4.4 — In a room of Cleopatra’s palace were Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Attending them were Charmian and others. Mark Antony called, “Bring me my armor, Eros!” “Sleep a little,” Cleopatra said. “No, my darling,” Antony replied. He called … Continue reading

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davidbrucehaiku: life is short

https://pixabay.com/en/animal-types-of-salamanders-fence-2835832/ *** LIFE IS SHORT *** Bug enjoys the day A salamander lunges Bug’s life is over

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davidbrucehaiku: extreme old age

https://pixabay.com/en/old-people-white-hair-2893651/ *** EXTREME OLD AGE *** In extreme old age Friends are very important That’s true for all ages *** Fear extreme old age? Not always necessary Companionship helps

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