Stephen Evans

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

A Good Book

“I was inspired by the marvelous example of Giacometti, the great sculptor. He always said that his dream was to do a bust so small that it could enter a matchbook, but so heavy that no one could lift it. That's what a good book should be.”


― Elie Wiesel

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Rosy Cole
Pretty much rules Shakespeare out!
Friday, 17 July 2020 17:31
Stephen Evans
Genius sets its own terms But I agree density of expression was not his gift. Though compression of emotion into dialogue certai... Read More
Friday, 17 July 2020 18:18
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Milton: A Limerick

 

It is said that John Milton was Blind

And the world that he served was Unkind

So he waited to See

Standing Gloriously

For he couldn’t go blind in the Mind

 

Illustration by Seba Armstrong via Shutterstock.com

 

 

 

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Rosy Cole
'They also serve who only stand and wait.' When I Consider How My Light is Spent: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44750/s... Read More
Monday, 15 June 2020 18:15
Stephen Evans
Helpful context ... Read More
Monday, 15 June 2020 20:36
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Coleridge: A Limerick

 

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Samuel fancied a Dream

But Xanadu vanished Abeam

Of the pipe and the Puff

For the love of the Stuff

He imagined a higher Esteem

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The Problem

 

"The problem is not so much to see what nobody has yet seen, as to think what nobody has yet thought concerning that which everybody sees" 

Arthur Shopenhauer

 

https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/11682.Arthur_Schopenhauer

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Rosy Cole
Am somewhat bemused by how this can be validated or proven.
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 16:15
Stephen Evans
I think the rare and precious revolutions of human thought happen this way - Buddha, Plato, Kant, Einstein. I have neglected Sho... Read More
Thursday, 04 June 2020 03:04
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True, Rosy. Kindness can change anything; it can soften a heart, arouse a smile, and much more. ?
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Thank you, Rosy for reading and commenting.