Story Institute RamblingVerser - Episode 26 - Style and Story


Style and Story – Has the muse moved…Or, is man really a friend of the vultures…

Featured Quote: “Poetry is simply literature reduced to the essence of its active principle. It is purged of idols of every kind, of realistic illusions, of any conceivable equivocation between the language of “truth” and the language of “creation.” (from Littérature, 1929)
~ Paul Valéry

Featured Poem: A fit of rhyme against rhyme
~Ben Johnson
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Story Institute RamblingVerser - Episode 27 - Ending in the Beginning


Childhood connections or Nada…Your path defined by you, the poet, writer, creator…

Featured Quote: “I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance. The poet’s, the writer’s, duty is to write about these things.”
~ William Faulkner in his speech at the Nobel Banquet at the City Hall in Stockholm, December 10, 1950

Featured Poem:
Ode: Intimations of Immortality
~ William Wordsworth (1807)
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Story Institute RamblingVerser - Episode 28 - Reflection and Knowledge


Reflect on your Knowledge and Imagine a new world…oh yeah, and write about it…
  
Featured Quote:
“I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.”    “Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.”
~Immanuel Kant
   
Featured Poem:
Ode on a Grecian Urn
~ John Keats
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Story Institute RamblingVerser - Episode 29 - Remember & Write


Connecting Your Storyline with Your Storyline…
  
If you are an author in search of readers or have comments about our show, contact us:
ramblingverser@storyinstitute.com
615-431-WRIT (9748)
  
Featured Quotes:
“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.”
~ Fred Rogers
  
“Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take place? and the only answer I can give is, In childhood.”
~ Beverly Cleary
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