It’s Poetry Friday! Dori welcomes us with deep breaths and deep thoughts at Dori Reads. This week I am sharing another OLW-inspired poem, this time from Mary Lee Hahn. Isn’t it marvelous? Isn’t SHE marvelous? The photo matches perfectly, and I love seeing scenery so different from our Deep South landscape. Thanks to Mary Lee […]
“Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.” ~ Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), Des Beaux-Arts Mirrors are not always what they seem!
“The human understanding is like a false mirror, which, receiving rays irregularly, distorts and discolors the nature of things by mingling its own nature with it.” ~ Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) in Novum Organum, aphorism 41 You can read more about Bacon’s theories about human understanding and what hinders it here. Bacon was a proponent […]
“I bid him look into the lives of men as though into a mirror, and from others to take an example for himself. “ ~ Terence [Publius Terentius Afer] in Adelphoe (The Brothers), 1.415 In the Lewis family, we joke about a genetic predilection for learning the hard way. While personal experience and natural consequences […]
It’s time to celebrate Poetry Friday! My friend Diane is hosting at Random Noodling! Hello, friends! It’s been a long time since we chatted with chickens. While I suspect that post may be the pinnacle of my blogging career, I have, after an unplanned break, decided not to give up entirely. I’ve missed you & […]