Stephen Evans

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

The Other Side of Silence 

"If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence. "

George Eliot

Middlemarch

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Rosy Cole
There is music and there is cacophony. To distinguish them is the purpose of life.
Monday, 03 September 2018 10:53
Stephen Evans
I have laughed out loud more times reading Middlemarch than any book in recent memory. Yet I think maybe this quote encapsulates t... Read More
Monday, 03 September 2018 16:11
Rosy Cole
Well, the author is an Evans, after all :-)
Monday, 03 September 2018 23:35
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Heard in a Dream

 

Do not open the silence.

Let the silence open you.

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Rosy Cole
Good advice for poets!
Saturday, 18 August 2018 17:00
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One Moment

"One moment of serene and confident life is more glorious than a whole campaign of daring:"

Henry David Thoreau

Journal, December 1839

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Rosy Cole
But the 'whole campaign of daring' actually does give rise to the 'serene and confident moment', no matter whether it is successfu... Read More
Sunday, 29 July 2018 17:16
Stephen Evans
I was sitting on my favorite bench this morning telling myself to Be Here Now. Part of it is just being aware.
Sunday, 29 July 2018 21:33
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How to Mourn

 

We stopped the clock a week ago

while my brother slept on the couch.

The ticking kept him up.

I’m wearing my father’s watch

But I can’t hear it.

 

Friends have come and gone.

They didn’t stay

but we have lots of food.

I wish to remember

but it turns me sad

and I have work to do.

 

Here is my dream:

Skating in circles

on a frozen lake.

If it melts I drown.

If not I skate forever

round and round.

 

For what should I wish?

I wake.

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Rosy Cole Paris, 14 Juillet
08 August 2019
Yes, I feel confident that 'The Government' does not essentially represent the British people. When ...
Stephen Evans Memory
29 July 2019
Very kind!
Rosy Cole Memory
28 July 2019
In view of the above theme, I feel bound to add this:Back in the theater again after too many years....
Rosy Cole Memory
28 July 2019
Some mischievous ambiguity here :-)
Katherine Gregor Paris, 14 Juillet
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