Category Archives: Literature

Got Muse? – Indiana Gathering of Writers 2012

Last month, on November 10, I attended the Writer’s Center of Indiana’s 2012 Gathering of Writers.  I attended last year’s conference and had such a fantastic time, that I wanted to attend another one. The theme of this years Gathering … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Runs With The Wolves

Having a lover/friend who regards you as a living, growing criatura, being, just as much as the tree from the ground, or a ficus in the house, or a rose garden out in the side yard… having a lover and … Continue reading

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The Heart is Lonely Hunter

First of all, love is a joint experience between two persons — but the fact that it is a joint experience does not mean that it is a similar experience to the two people involved. There are the lover and … Continue reading

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When philosophy and love don’t mix

I spend quite a bit of my time reading good works of philosophy (as well as literature) and I’ve often wondered about the relationships of philosophers and how successful or not they were at combining love relationships and deep philosophical … Continue reading

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Favorite Hermann Hesse Quotes

There was not a thing in the world that was not just as beautiful, just as desirable, just as joyous as it’s opposite. It was blissful to live, it was blissful to die, as soon as you hung suspended in … Continue reading

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