Category Archives: Haiku

Edgar Lee Masters: Bert Kessler (Spoon River Anthology)

I WINGED my bird, Though he flew toward the setting sun; But just as the shot rang out, he soared Up and up through the splinters of golden light, Till he turned right over, feathers ruffled, With some of the … Continue reading

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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 18: WHAT WE CHOOSE IS WHAT WE LOVE

https://pixabay.com/en/choice-select-decide-decision-vote-2692575/ *** WHAT WE CHOOSE IS WHAT WE LOVE *** good loves and bad loves what we choose is what we love we should choose good loves *** https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/02/20/dantes-purgatory-canto-18-retelling/ ***

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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 17: LOVE THE RIGHT THINGS

https://pixabay.com/en/love-two-outdoor-affinity-3315770/ *** LOVE THE RIGHT THINGS *** do love the right things avoid loving the wrong things love good zealously *** https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/02/19/dantes-purgatory-canto-17-retelling-fourth-ledge-sloth/ ***

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davidbrucehaiku: artificial life

Source: Wiki Commons *** ARTIFICIAL LIFE *** Artificial life Ballet dancers and singers Can also be good *** NOTE: Many Impressionist artists painted landscapes outdoors, but Edgar Degas preferred to paint indoor scenes of entertainers such as ballet dancers or … 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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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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