Archive for April, 2013

Wheel of Fortuna

April 9, 2013

wheel_of_fortunaO Fortune, like the moon you are changable,
ever waxing and waning, hateful life,
first oppresses and then soothes as fancy takes it;
poverty and power it melts them like ice.

— From Carmina Burana

References:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmina_Burana

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmina_Burana_%28Orff%29

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rota_Fortunae

http://quadriformisratio.wordpress.com/2013/07/01/the-rule-of-four/

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Falls the Shadow

April 8, 2013

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Between the idea
And the reality
Between the motion
And the act
Falls the Shadow

— From “The Hollow Men” by T. S. Eliot

References:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hollow_Men

http://poetry.poetryx.com/poems/784/

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