Dream a Little Meme of Me

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I have a meme too 😂👍👍❤❤🙏

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https://yadadarcyyada.com/2019/04/25/dream-a-little-meme-of-me/The internet has taught us to speak in emojis,
acronyms,
abbreviations (ironic the word for abbreviation is so long),
memes
and gifs…
Language?
Art form?
Both?

https://yadadarcyyada.com/2019/04/25/dream-a-little-meme-of-me/In Charlie and The Chocolate Factory Willy Wonka gleefully warned us, We are the dreamers of memes.How dreadfully true.

https://yadadarcyyada.com/2019/04/25/dream-a-little-meme-of-me/John Lennon was all up in memes, A meme you meme alone is only a meme. A meme you meme together is reality.

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You may say Lennon was a Memer but he wasn’t the only one…

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Bob Dylan promised, I’ll let you be in my memes if I can be in yours. https://yadadarcyyada.com/2016/11/17/follow-your-dreams-go-to-bed/

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Douglas Adams spewed philosophically (if that isn’t a word it should be), He felt that his whole life was some kind of meme and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.

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Henry David Thoreau felt deeply, Memes are the touchstones of our characters.https://yadadarcyyada.com/2019/04/25/dream-a-little-meme-of-me/

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Werewolf Folklore

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NIFTY BUCKLES

One of the most feared creatures of the night is the Werewolf.

This fascinating creature the Werewolf is also known as (Old English: werwulf, “man-wolf”) or occasionally lycanthrope /ˈlaɪkənˌθroʊp/ (Greek: λυκάνθρωπος lukánthrōpos, “wolf-person”) is a mythological or folkloric human with the ability to shape-shift into a wolf.

The lycanthrope is a famous concept in European folklore, existing in several variables, which are related by a common development of a Christian interpretation of underlying European folklore formed in the medieval period. From the early modern period, werewolf beliefs expanded to the New World with colonialism.

Belief in werewolves developed in parallel to the belief in witches, in the course of the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern period. Similar to the witchcraft trials as a whole, the trial of supposed werewolves emerged in what is now Switzerland (especially the Valais and Vaud) in the early 15th century and spread…

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The virgin queen bee

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Lance Sheridan

A garden of daisies mouthing for air. White
Speckled petals dilate in the sun, peeling
Back the morning dew. The bees encroach,
Circle and circle, a well of pollen collected
For a virgin queen in a combed frock hive,

Her heart chaste, sister of a monotonous drone.

Her wings trumpet open to the buzzing of her subjects;
The golden honey drips its sticky fluid down.
In her chambered boudoir, streaked with orange and brown,
Suitors nod their stingers, potent as kings to father a dynasty;
A fruit that is bitter to taste: dark flesh, heads off:

All coffined to swarming ants, hungrily clambering, awaiting death.

Copyright © 04/24/2019 lance sheridan®

The virgin queen bee

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Jazz Age Wednesdays — 1 Million Years B-Lulu

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All Aboard again 🤗 this is #Art ❤👍🙏❤

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

LULU Arrival 2.Lulu’s clumsiness sends the train to 1 million years BC. Art by Rob Goldstein

It’s finally time!  I’ve been promising you a short story with illustrations by Rob Goldstein.  Lulu, Gramps, and Valentino are joined by a couple of unexpected characters in this one episode story.  I call it “One Million Years B-Lulu.”  It’s a little riff on “One Million Years BC,” which featured Raquel Welsh.  Don’t ask me why that particular scenario popped into my head.  I’ve told you that I’m just not wired right. The three random things Rob gave me to drive the story are velociraptor, stone axe, and capacitors.

Rob is featuring the story as a guest post today at Sue Vincent‘s blog, so I hope you’ll click over and visit them.  I’m posting it here as well.  Without further ado…

All aboard!

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Was Shakespeare Italian and born in Italy?

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William Shakespeare is the emblem of English literature for sure, but, you know, every time I read his works he seems so familiar to me, so Italian. This is not only because 15 out 37 of his works are set in Italy, he knows the nature of the Italians so well, that some of his immortal lines mirror perfectly some unchangeable traits of our society. An example? In his famous soliloquy “to be or not to be” , he actually seems to be pondering about committing suicide speculating on life and death, but he truly complains about some aspects of society that have the stamp of the Italian character. First of all ” the law’s delay” (it may take more than ten years to see the conclusion of a trial here and in the end you have spent so much money to pay the lawyers to end up…

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Turgenev’s Smoke

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A Russian Affair

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In its own time a political novel, in our time a love story.

Smoke was first published in 1867 in the Russian Messenger, the famous literary magazine in which Crime and Punishment and War and Peace were also published. The political message of the novella made it very controversial at the time. Its pro western sentiment was perceived as being anti Russian, and the satirical depiction of the Russian aristocracy in Baden Baden was not appreciated by that same aristocracy either; after publication Turgenev received considerably less dinner invitations.

Social responsibilities

It was the ‘job’ of the nineteenth century Russian realist writer to address social and political issues, and Tolstoy, Dostoevsky and Turgenev succeeded extremely well in conveying both their message and writing a great story around it. It is thanks to that, that we can nowadays still enjoy their works, whether or not we have a background knowledge…

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The Union of Cupid and Psyche, Part 1/4: Cast of Characters

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Myth Crafts

We have come to use the words “comedy” and “tragedy” very differently than the Greeks, which is who we get those two words from.

For the Greeks, a comedy was any narrative that started darkly – pain, suffering, death, grief – and ended happily – joy, love, marriage, reconciliation, even birth.

A tragedy, on the other hand, ran the opposite direction – from bliss to sorrow, from peace to strife.

Given that definition, the tale of Cupid and Psyche is a comedy.

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The visual narrative can be found in Greek art dating back to the 4th century B.C.E.; however, we have no extant literary sources until the 2nd century C.E., where it appears as a central chapter in Apuleius’ The Golden Ass. In the same way that his fellow Roman, Ovid, retold (and reinterpreted) Greek myths, this is as close to the source material as we can…

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