Stephen Evans

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Stephen is a playwright and author of The Marriage of True Minds and A Transcendental Journey.

L'arte non è mai Finita

It was Leonardo da Vinci who said that Art is never finished, only abandoned.

I didn't even know he had read my work.

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Clouds are nocturnal:

lazy by Day,

charging cross Sky

feeding on Night.


Without Clouds

there would be

no Morning.


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Virginia M Macasaet
i like this! brief, yet profound.
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 21:52
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Do you write the story you want to write?


write the story you want to read?


write the story that wants to be written?


Or is that a trilemma?

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Virginia M Macasaet
always short and to the point, it makes me chuckle!
Sunday, 07 December 2014 10:39
Katherine Gregor
Nice one.
Sunday, 07 December 2014 11:03
Rosy Cole
I believe you should always write the story you want to write. It renders the other two questions hypothetical. Of course, there... Read More
Sunday, 07 December 2014 12:25
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Thanks and Grates

I've been thinking today about the difference between the words thankful and grateful. Thankful is Germanic in origin, related to the words think or thought. Grateful is Latinate, from gratus, pleasing.

For usage, the best I have come up with so far is that I am thankful to someone and grateful for something. 

I think I am grateful for that, and pleased to be thankful.

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Virginia M Macasaet
i love it! Grates! Hahaha!
Thursday, 27 November 2014 11:07
Virginia M Macasaet
i love it! Grates! Hahaha!
Thursday, 27 November 2014 11:08
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Monika Schott Losing The Compass
13 January 2020
Beautifully said, Rosy. Cheers to you. X
Rosy Cole Christmas At Thomas Hardy's Sherton Abbas
04 January 2020
Thank you! It was! Glad you enjoyed! :-)
Monika Schott Farm Reflections: Gratitude
01 January 2020
Thanks, Stephen. And a fabulous 2020 to you.
Stephen Evans Christmas At Thomas Hardy's Sherton Abbas
31 December 2019
Stunning - what a wonderful p;lace to celebrate Christmas.
Stephen Evans Farm Reflections: Gratitude
30 December 2019
Congratulations on completing your research and best wishes for your next adventure!