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The Trumpiad: Book 1—Canto 1

January 2017 I In olden days, a writer with pretension To voice his people’s hopes in smooth hexameter, Would make a case for poetic ascension By laying down an ode or epigrammata, Before composing something with dimension For fear he’d … Continue reading

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The Enigma of Departure: An Analysis

Last week, I posted a short story on Wattpad called “The Enigma of Departure.” The story takes its title from the Italian metaphysical painter Giorgio de Chirico’s painting The Enigma of Arrival (left). I have been interested in de Chirico’s paintings, particularly his pittura … Continue reading

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Poverty and the Writer

News, via the Guardian today, that authors in the UK are now earning beneath the poverty line: According to a survey of almost 2,500 working writers – the first comprehensive study of author earnings in the UK since 2005 – … Continue reading

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