Monthly Archives: November 2012

Youth In Age

The twilight falls. Inevitable hands Draw the soft curtains of the fading day. All changes, glows, grows old. ¬†Nature demands A cycle absolute of growth-decay. Birth follows, of the flesh, and every hour The wakening mind, when limbs of courage … Continue reading

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Dark Eileen O’Connel

Husband, when you rode your gallantry into a fortress town the shopkeepers’ wives in their frippery would practically fall over. They could see as well as I what their husbands could never, that you’d be a masterful lover with their … Continue reading

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dark eileen o’connel

My love and my mate That I never thought dead Till your horse came to me With bridle trailing, All blood from forehead To polished saddle Where you should be, Either sitting or standing; I gave one leap to the … Continue reading

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Althusser

What is represented in ideology, therefore, is ‘not the system of the real relations which govern the existence of individuals, but the imaginary relation of those individuals to the real relations in which they live’. – Althusser

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Tolstoy – What is Art

Chapter 1 “Not only is enormous labor spent on this activity, but in it, as in wars, the very lives of men are sacrificed.¬† Hundreds of thousands of people devote their lives from childhood to learning to twirl their legs … Continue reading

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Malcom X “Autobiography”

Chapter 1 Nightmare: “It has always been my belief that I, too, will die by violence. I have done al that I can to be prepared” (2) “Out in the world later on, in Boston and New York I was … Continue reading

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