Monthly Archives: January 2018

davidbruceblog #1: Final Post

I don’t expect to make any more posts to davidbruceblog #1 except by accident. *** If you like my haiku, you should follow  davidbruceblog #2: https://davidbrucemusic.wordpress.com *** If you like what I write about philosophy and literature, you should follow … Continue reading

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Davidbrucehaiku: DANTE’S INFERNO

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Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 34: STARS

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** STARS *** Climb ever upward Dante looked and saw the stars Reached Purgatory *** NOTE: Virgil and Dante climb down Lucifer’s body, holding onto his body hair. At the center of the Earth — Lucifer’s crotch … Continue reading

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Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 34: THREE WORST HUMAN SINNERS OF ALL TIME

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** THREE WORST HUMAN SINNERS OF ALL TIME *** One head, three faces Brutus, Cassius, and Judas One chewed in each mouth *** NOTE: Lucifer has one head but three faces. In his mouths he chewed on … Continue reading

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Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 34: LUCIFER

Illustration: William Blake *** LUCIFER *** One head, three faces Perversion of Trinity This is Lucifer *** NOTE: Once Lucifer was the most beautiful of all beings. Now Lucifer is the foulest of all beings. *** https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/02/02/dantes-inferno-canto-34-retelling-the-ultimate-evil/ *** Lulu (Paperback … Continue reading

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Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 33: Living Bodies

https://pixabay.com/en/dark-art-daemon-the-witch-fireball-2838965/ *** LIVING BODIES *** Bodies still alive Souls dead in the Inferno Too evil sinners *** NOTE: Some sinners are so evil that their souls enter the Inferno before their bodies die. While the souls suffer in Hell, demons … Continue reading

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The Militant Negro: “When a man speaks the truth with No concern for consequences, He becomes a great man.”

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Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 33: death of innocents

https://pixabay.com/en/child-boy-mother-tombstone-5835/ *** DEATH OF INNOCENTS *** Power politics Extreme factionalism Death of innocents *** NOTE: Ugolini and Ruggieri engaged in power politics, and innocents died as a result. *** https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/02/01/dantes-inferno-canto-33-retelling/ ***

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Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 33: do you ever cry?

https://pixabay.com/en/portrait-male-heart-love-people-1648562/ *** “DO YOU EVER CRY?” *** “Do you ever cry?” Ugolino’s heart is stone It’s not made of flesh *** NOTE: Ugolino tells his story to Dante, and he asks, “If you do not cry at what I am … Continue reading

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Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 33: UGOLINO AND RUGGIERI

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** UGOLINO AND RUGGIERI *** Sinner eats the head Of the sinner who starved him And his family *** NOTE: Ugolino and Ruggieri were political rivals in Pisa. Ugolino was a Guelph, and Ruggieri was a Ghibelline. … Continue reading

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